Kyanite

Kyanite is an aluminum silicate mineral its chemical formula is

Al
2
(SiO
4
)O

Kyanite has a triclinic crystal system.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Kyanite

Lustre: Vitreous, Sub-Vitreous, Greasy, Pearly
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent
Comment: Somewhat pearly on {100} || to the perfect cleavage
Colour: Blue, white, light gray, green, rarely yellow, orange, pink
Streak: Colorless
Hardness (Mohs): 5½ - 7
Comment: 5.5 parallel to [001], 7 parallel to [100]
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Perfect
Perfect on (100), good on (010)
Parting: On (001)
Fracture: Splintery
Density (measured): 3.53 - 3.67 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 3.67 g/cm3

 * Physical properties of Kyanite was provided by mindat.org *

Energetic Properties of Kyanite (Blue)

Key Words: Inner bridges, psychic ability, past-life recall, telepathy, empathy
Chakras: All, Third Eye (6th Chakra)
Physical: Supports healing of severed nerves and other neurolgical problems
Emotional: Aids in dissolving repeating dysfunctional emotional patterns
Spiritual: Stimulates the third eye and psychic abilities

* Energetic Properties of Kyanite was provided by Book of Stones *