Origin of spodumene
Examples from the Web for spodumene
Spodumene, of which Kunzite is a variety, cleaves almost too easily to be durable.A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public|Frank Bertram Wade
Spodumene gems always are found in pockets in the rock, and they are always hidden in wet clay in these pockets.
In 1881 J. Lawrence Smith proved it to be spodumene, and named it.
The stone was said to be spodumene, of a very high class, and had a a lilac tint theretofore unknown.