Definitions for kunziteˈkʊnts aɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a transparent lilac-colored variety of spodumene, used as a gem.
Category: Mineralogy, Jewelry
Origin of kunzite:
1900–05, Amer.; after G. F. Kunz (1856–1932), U.S. expert in precious stones; see -ite1
a pinkish lilac crystal form of the mineral spodumene that is used as a gemstone
Kunzite is a pink to lilac colored gemstone, a variety of spodumene.