Composition: Lithium aluminum silicate
Nomenclature: Named from the Greek word "spodoumenos" which means "burned to ash," a reference to the ashy appearance of early-discovered specimens.
Industrial Uses: Gemstones; lithium ore.
Additional Notes: Varieties of spodumene are based upon color. Kunzite is the pink- to lilac-colored variety. Hiddenite is the green variety.
Central Africa : Scott 1261f : 400 francs : 1998