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n. - A pinkish lilac crystal form of the mineral spodumene that is used as a gemstone.

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  • Spodumene, of the variety kunzite, comes from San Diego County,
  • A massive spray of luminescent spodumene and kunzite crystals dominated the domed roof.
  • Tourmaline and kunzite may also be included in this group as being on the average slightly above 7 in hardness.
  • The test is most useful for emerald, ruby, sapphire, tourmaline, kunzite and alexandrite, all of which show marked dichroism. for more
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