noun kunz·ite \ˈku̇n(t)-ˌsīt\

Definition of kunzite

  1. :  a pinkish-lilac variety of spodumene used as a gem

Origin and Etymology of kunzite

German F. Kunz †1932 American gem expert

First Known Use: 1903

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