Albite is a triclinic usually white mineral of plagioclase feldspar which has a vitreous luster. It is a transparent to translucent stone that has an uneven to conchoidal fracture.
Albite is an amazing and common stone that symbolizes strength, courage, peace, light, purity, and goodness. These stones will help the wearer to be insightful and understand the people around them.
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Albite is a sodium-rich mineral of the group feldspar that is typically white and occurs commonly in silicate rocks. These stones help the wearer to awaken and balance the third-eye and crown chakra. It enables us to heighten wisdom, insight and connect you to the Universe. These stones will give you a soul-riveting experience and allows you to understand complex situations.
Albite is derived from the Latin word "Albus" which means "White". In 1815, this name was given by Johan Gottlieb Gahn and Jöns Jacob Berzelius because of its typical color. It can be found all over the world but Austria and the Swiss Alps. produces most of the fine specimens of these stones. Other places where these stones can be found are Brazil, the US, Quebec, South Africa, and Canada.
Albite is a common type of mineral that forms mostly in pegmatites and felsic igneous rocks such as granites. These stones can also be found in metamorphic rocks that are of low-grade and as authigenic Albite in certain sedimentary varieties.
The chemical formula of Albite is Na(AlSi3O8). These stones are rated 6-6.5 according to the Mohs scale and they have a brittle tenacity.
Albite is the common mineral of the Earth's crust and the price of these stones can cost up to $10-$100.
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