The term triphane originated as another name for spodumene, but more recently has been used in reference to colorless to light yellow transparent spodumene. Triphane's name is derived from a Greek term meaning 'three aspects', due to its distinctive trichroism.
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- Chemistry & Crystallography
Countries of Origin
Afghanistan; United States of America (the); Unknown; Brazil
Gentle care. Prolonged exposure to light, especially UV and sunlight, will cause fading. Some stones cleave or fracture easily. Wear with care.