SPODUMENE

By: Matt Norris A1 2/15/14

Spodumene

its worked as an ore or lithium, but mostly its just a highly prized gem material. The colors of it are either Kunzite (pink) or Hiddenite (green). Not only are these highly prized but also highly priced. The piece in the picture below stsrts at around $2500. They can be found in Afghanistan.

THINGS ABOUT THIS GEM..

The name Spodemene comes from the greek word "Spodoumenos", which means reduced to ashes. The gem can be refured also by the name of the colors of it.