The labradrite offers spectacular games of color ranging from electric blue on a gray background, to the ultramarine with yellow flashes, pink on an anthracite background, etc, this phenomenon is called labradorescence.

It is a feldspar, the play of colors is generated by the interference of the light rays on the lamellae of the twinned crystals.

Observing it obliquely, it has blue hues that recall tropical butterflies.

It is the stone symbol of the signs of water.