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Golovynskiy

Golovynskoe occurrence, Zhitomir region, Chernyahovskiy district, village Golovino

Commercial name: Blue Volga

Golovin Labrador - the perfection combination of reliability and aesthetics of the stone. Among all kinds of granite and other rocks labradorite is allocated a unique ability to create reflections of different color palettes. This property is referred to as "iridescence". The structure is decorated with labradorite Golovinskiy wealth of shades of blue labradorite crystal. Such large blotches figuratively called "eyes", and the name Blue Volga got the whole breed of labradorite.

Physical and mechanical properties:
Volumetric weigth: 2750 - 2840 kg/m3
Water absorption: 0,21 %
Compressive strength: 162 MPa
Resistance to abrasion: 0,50 g/cm2

Mineral composition (%):
Plagioclase: 85
Potassium feldspar: 3
Pyroxene: 3
Quartz: 7
Biotite: 1
Other: 1