labradorescence

noun

lab·​ra·​dor·​es·​cence
plural -s
: a play of colors or colored reflections exhibited especially by labradorite and caused by internal structures that selectively reflect only certain colors

Word History

Etymology

labradorite + -escence (as in fluorescence)

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“Labradorescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/labradorescence. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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