Chemical Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 186.09 g
 
Lithium 3.73 % Li 8.03 % Li2O 0.00 %
Oxygen 51.59 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Aluminum 14.50 % Al 27.40 % Al2O3 0.00 %
Silicon 30.18 % Si 64.58 % SiO2 0.00 %


100.00 % 100.01 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: LiAl(Si2O6)
Help on Environment: Environment: Lithium-bearing granitic pegmatites
Help on Locality: Locality: Pala district, San Diego Co., California.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Spodumene is from the Greek, spodoumenos, "burnt to ash," alluding to the ashy color of early specimens. Kunzite is named after the American gem expert, G. F. Kunz (1856-1932). Hi ddenite is named after the American mi
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Kunzite - pink, violet, purple
Triphane - colorless, yellow
Hiddenite - emerald green