a rare, yellowish to emerald-green variety of spodumene, a semiprecious stone
Origin of hiddeniteafter W. E. Hidden, United States mineralogist who discovered it (1879)
A transparent emerald-green variety of spodumene, used as a gemstone.
Origin of hiddeniteAfter William Earl Hidden, (1853–1918), American mineralogist.
Hidden + -ite, named after W E Hidden.