Most sprays of black kyanite are fragile and flake-off pieces over time. This specimen not only has size but contains small quartz crystals and iron oxide residue. It just shimmers in the light!
Size: 4.6 x 1.2 in.
Weight: 2.3 oz
Black Kyanite was first discovered in 1789. It gets its name from the Greek word "kuanos", meaning blue. It is most commonly found in metamorphic rocks that grow under high-pressure environments. It typically forms in bladed sprays of blue in association with garnet, staurolite, and corundum minerals such as ruby.
Black Kyanite is widely accepted as a stone of self-discovery. This mineral will allow you to ask the right questions and helps lead you down the best path to achieve your desires.
Chemical Formula: Al₂SiO₅
Commonly found in Brazil, Mexico, Namibia, Kenya, and the United States
You will receive the kyanite specimen pictured. Colors may vary based on screen size and resolution.