Definition of Kunzite

1. Noun. A pinkish lilac crystal form of the mineral spodumene that is used as a gemstone.

Generic synonyms: Spodumene, Transparent Gem



Definition of Kunzite

1. Noun. Kunzite is a pink to lilac colored gemstone, a variety of spodumene. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kunzite

1. a mineral [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kunzite

kung-fu
kung fu
kung pao
kung po
kungfu
kunjoos
kunkar
kunkars
kunkur
kunkurs
kunsthalle
kunsthalles
kunstleroman
kunya
kunyas
kunzite (current term)
kunzites
kupcikite
kupfernickel
kupffer cells
kupletskite
kupuna
kupunas
kurakkan
kuramite
kuranakhite
kurbash
kurbashed
kurbashes
kurbashing

Literary usage of Kunzite

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1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"All forms of kunzite become strongly phosphorescent under these rays. ... Whereas kunzite is so responsive and fluorescent, and so beautiful upon exposure ..."

2. A Book of Precious Stones: The Identification of Gems and Gem Minerals, and by Julius Wodiska (1909)
"... was named kunzite, in honour of Dr. George Frederic Kunz, because of his services to the scientific world in the gem branch of mineralogy. ..."

3. Diamonds, Pearls and Precious Stones: Where They are Found, Howcut, and Made by Marcell Nelson Smith (1913)
"kunzite kunzite is one of the newest gem minerals Found known. It was discovered during the course of some mining for tourmaline, near Pala, ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"Six hundred grams of kunzite crystals were excited with 125 milligrams of ... Ultra-violet rays caused kunzite to phosphoresce for more than a minute This ..."

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