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Hiddenite

  • Color: light green or yellowish green
  • Hardness: 6.5 - 7
  • Refractive index: 1.66 - 1.68
  • Density: 3.15 - 3.21
  • Chemical composition: LiAl(SiO3)2
  • Crystal structure: monoclinic
  • Origins: USA, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Brazil, Madagascar

Hiddenite is a rare light green variety of Spodumene. The stone has a noticeable pleochroism effect (from bluish green to yellowish green). Intense green or bluish green specimens are very rare and the most valuable.

 


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