hid·​den·​ite ˈhi-də-ˌnīt How to pronounce hiddenite (audio)
: a transparent usually green spodumene valued as a gem

Word History


William E. Hidden †1918 American mineralogist

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hiddenite was in 1881

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“Hiddenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hiddenite. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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