spodumene

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English[edit]

Spodumene

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [Term?] "to burn to ashes".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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spodumene (countable and uncountable, plural spodumenes)

  1. (mineralogy) A greenish, yellowish or pinkish mineral, a lithium pyroxene (LiAl(SiO3)2) that is an ore of lithium, and a gemstone

Further reading[edit]

  • Spodumene” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • spodumene mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016