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became popular with the missionaries. Labradorite is a plagioclase feldspar
which shows adularescence (a white or bluish light seen when turned). This
optical effect is so unique to labradorite that it has been termed. It is the
result of diffraction of light in the layers of rock. When viewed at certain
angles, labradorite exhibits such captivating color that has led to Inuit
legends stating that the Northern Lights shone down on the shores of Labrador
and were captured inside these colorful stones. The most highly valued
labradorite is material that shows the full spectrum of color in its.
Pearls are organic gemstones that are formed by shelled molluscs; mainly bivalved oysters and mussels. Pearls are made up of nacre (mother-of-pearl) which is mostly aragonite (calcium carbonate) and conchiolin. The aragonite microcrystals build up around an irritant. The name "pearl" is said to have originated from the Middle English word "perle", which in turn came from the Latin word "perna", meaning "leg", thought to be due to the ham-leg shape of the bivalve mollusc.