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Kyanite

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Kyanite

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Locality: 
Harts Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 0.9 × 0.6 cm
Description

Rare “ocean” kyanite showing vibrant teal color, translucent sections and some inclusions of black biotite mica. The faces of the kyanite are high-gloss shining. All photos with natural daylight as backlit.

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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