Origin of spodumene
Words nearby spodumene
How to use spodumene in a sentence
The stone was said to be spodumene, of a very high class, and had a a lilac tint theretofore unknown.
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.
After quartz come corundum (Oriental amethyst), spinel (almandine spinel), garnet (almandine), and spodumene (variety kunzite).
Purple spodumene (kunzite) is pinkish to lilac in shade—usually pale, unless in large masses, and it shows very marked dichroism.