Blue kyanite blades are a variety of kyanite, a silicate mineral typically formed during the metamorphism of clay-rich sediments or aluminous rocks under high-pressure conditions. Blue kyanite blades are named for their elongated, blade-like crystal habit and their distinctive blue coloration.
These crystals are usually found in metamorphic rock formations such as schist or gneiss. The blue color of kyanite blades is often attributed to trace amounts of iron or titanium present in the crystal lattice. The presence of these impurities can give the crystals a range of blue shades, from pale sky blue to deeper shades of indigo or teal.
Blue kyanite blades typically have a vitreous to pearly luster and can exhibit well-defined striations along their length. They are often transparent to translucent and can occur as individual crystals or in clusters. These crystals are relatively durable, with a Mohs hardness of around 4.5 to 7, making them suitable for use in jewelry, lapidary work, and metaphysical practices.
In addition to their aesthetic appeal, blue kyanite blades are valued for their metaphysical properties, including their association with the throat chakra and their purported ability to promote communication, self-expression, and inner truth.
Chakra: All Zodiac: Taurus Vibrational Number: 4 Mohs Scale: 4.5-7
This is a "random selection" listing. You will not receive the exact item photographed in the listing, but one that is very similar. However, due to unique nature of each mineral, the size, shape and colour may vary slightly. Price is per 1 blade.