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Kyanite

#BC52640

Kyanite

#BC52640
Availability
Sold
Size
12 x 8 x 2.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Al2OSiO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
American Cyanite Co., Prince Edward Co., Virginia, United States

Blue long bladed Kyanite crystals 1-3cm mostly oriented in the same direction, but with a few bucking the system. That must be a metamorphic thing yet unexplained by humankind.....just a cool piece. I do not know what the red is. The locality is on or near Baker Mtn.

Kyanite

Formula
Al2OSiO4 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Columnar, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, Imperfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
blue, white, gray, green, black 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Barbara Cureton Collection
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