Kunzite is the best-known variety of the mineral spodumene. It’s named after famed gemmologist George Frederick Kunz, who was the first to identify it as a unique variety of spodumene. Kunzite gets its delicate colour from trace amounts of manganese. California’s San Diego County is an important source of kunzite.
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