Once in a while Spodumain is found with crystalline veins running through it. The 10% increased value this yields puts a gleam in the eye of any miner lucky enough to find it.
Spodumain is amongst the most desirable ore types around, as it contains high volumes of the four most heavily demanded minerals. Huge volumes of tritanium and pyerite, as well as moderate amounts of mexallon and isogen can be obtained by refining these rocks.
This ore is a compressed and much more dense version of the original ore.