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[mass noun] The mineral labradorite, especially when used as a gemstone.
- ‘Red spectrolite is at its best in jewellery but can be also used as a very personal meditation or healing stone.’
- ‘According to believes, spectrolite brings strengths, originality, aids sleep and brings good luck.’
- ‘That discovery started the quarrying of spectrolite in the area and is the base of a local rock industry.’
- ‘The healing properties of spectrolite are presented below.’
- ‘Metaphysical properties associated with spectrolite include providing clarity to the inner self, enhancing patience, dispelling negativity, improving cooperation and giving perseverance and strength.’
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