hiddenite

noun
hid·​den·​ite | \ ˈhi-də-ˌnīt How to pronounce hiddenite (audio) \

Definition of hiddenite

: a transparent usually green spodumene valued as a gem

First Known Use of hiddenite

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hiddenite

William E. Hidden †1918 American mineralogist

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“Hiddenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hiddenite. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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