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Kyanite

Description : Kyanite, name is derived from the Greek word 'kuanos' which meaning deep blue. Kyanite is also known as disthene, rhaeticite and cyanite. It is a typically blue silicate mineral. It is used in refractory, electronics, electrical insulators and ceramic products.

Occurrence

  •  Brazil
  •  China
  •  India
  •  Kenya
  •  Nepal
  •  Russia
  •  Switzerland
  •  United States
Kyanite
Raw > Kyanite composes with minerals: andalusite and sillimanite. Commonly it consists of biotite, staurolite, garnets, quartz, andalusite and sillimanite. Mostly founds in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and sedimentary rock. Kyanite is metamorphic rock. Kyanite comes under aluminosilicate series group.
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Chemical Composition  :  Al2SiO5
Density  :  3.56-3.68
Hardness  :  4.5-7.0
Transparency  :  Transparent to translucent
Pleochroism  :  Distinct



How it Looks :

It has triclinic, brittle crystals in Blue, green, brown colors.

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