Larvikite and Agate Snow Owl Necklace
Below is information about the gemstone on the Larvikite and Agate Snow Owl Necklace.
Larvikite is also known as blue labradorite, black labradorite, and black moonstone, but it is not the same. Larvikite has a grey/black background with a chatoyant grey-blue flash. A type of feldspar with a Mohs hardness of 6 to 6-1/2, this striking gemstone is named for the Larvik Fjords in Norway where it was first discovered in the 1880s, and where major deposits are still found. Norway’s named Larvikite as the national stone in 2007.
Mineral Class: Feldspar
About Crazy Lace Agate
Crazy Lace Agate, is a banded chalcedony that's infused with aluminum and iron and is often multi-colored and complexly patterned. This produces the creamy browns, blacks, greys and golds swirled together in this stone. This stone is found within the area of Chihuahua, Mexico. Crazy lace agate is believed to have been created in the cretaceous period, about 65-90 million years ago. The name agate come from the Achates River in Sicily, where the agates were discovered with the artifacts of the Neolithic people.
Mineral Class: Quartz
Care of Larvikite and Agate
Clean using a soft cloth and soapy water rinsing well and polishing after to remove any soap residue. As with most gemstones, ultrasonic cleaners and steamers are not recommended. Store in a soft case away from hard objects to avoid being scratched.
Metaphysical Properties associated with Larvikite and Agate
*All metaphysical properties listed below are collected from various sources. The validity of the information is not guaranteed nor expresses the artist's views. This compiled information is offered as a service for those interested in potential metaphysical properties.