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Kyanite

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Kyanite

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Description
Locality: 
Thasos Island, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.4 × 1.1 × 0.8 cm
Description

High-gloss shining kyanite from Thassos. The crystal is not translucent but it shows an intense blue jagged thread, it is reminiscent of a thunderbolt.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kyanite

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)O
Strunz: 
9.AF.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Forms long bladed crystals.
Hardness: 
5.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
Colorless
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