Definitions for hiddeniteˈhɪd nˌaɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a rare emerald-green transparent variety of spodumene used as a gem.
Category: Mineralogy, Jewelry
Origin of hiddenite:
after William E. Hidden (1853–1918), U.S. mineralogist, who discovered it in 1879; see -ite1
a green transparent form of the mineral spodumene used as a gemstone
A pale green form of spodumene that is sometimes used as a gemstone
Origin: named after W E Hidden.
an emerald-green variety of spodumene found in North Carolina; lithia emerald, -- used as a gem