Meaning of SPODUMENE in English

[spod.u.mene] n [prob. fr. F spodumene, fr. G Spodumen, fr. Gk spodoumenos, prp. of spodousthai to be burnt to ashes, fr. spodos ashes] (1893): a white to yellowish, purplish, or emerald-green monoclinic mineral that is a silicate of lithium and aluminum and occurs in prismatic crystals often of great size

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