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Zoned Labradorite

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

Zoned labradorite

Exhibition Text

This giant labradorite crystal exemplifies the texture that results when anorthosite rocks cool very slowly.  The variations in color reflect small variations in chemical composition.

AMNH collection

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Minerals and Resources

Keywords: Anorthosite, Minerals, Mineralogy

Audience: General