Natural Blue Kyanite Crystals (Aluminium Silicate) - sold per 1 kg from Karoi, Zimbabwe

R 300.00 ZAR R 348.00 ZAR
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Natural Blue Kyanite Crystals (Aluminium Silicate) - sold per 1 kg from Karoi, Zimbabwe

R 300.00 ZAR R 348.00 ZAR
Kyanite is typically a blue aluminosilicate mineral, usually found in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary rock. Kyanite in metamorphic rocks generally indicates pressures higher than four kilobars. Our crystals are sources from the Karoi deposits of Zimbabwe which occur in fissures often filled with black mica. The crystals sizes are mostly small to medium in size with less than 5% of the deposits yielding larger specimen grade crystals. Kyanite is a very sort after stone type for jewellery making and in the alternative market. Zimbabwe kyanite has a rich blue colour but the gemmy clarity is variable. Other colours are known from other parts of the world, black, green and orange kyanite crystals have been reported previously.

Locality = Karoi, Zimbabwe
Grade = Good to A Grade
Size = 30 - 60 mm | 1.2 - 2.4 inch
Weight = 1 Kg | 2.2 Lbs

Product Type = Stock Item

SKU = ST00029KYA

Currently 25 in stock.

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Kyanite is typically a blue aluminosilicate mineral, usually found in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary rock. Kyanite in metamorphic rocks generally indicates pressures higher than four kilobars. Our crystals are sources from the Karoi deposits of Zimbabwe which occur in fissures often filled with black mica. The crystals sizes are mostly small to medium in size with less than 5% of the deposits yielding larger specimen grade crystals. Kyanite is a very sort after stone type for jewellery making and in the alternative market. Zimbabwe kyanite has a rich blue colour but the gemmy clarity is variable. Other colours are known from other parts of the world, black, green and orange kyanite crystals have been reported previously.

Locality = Karoi, Zimbabwe
Grade = Good to A Grade
Size = 30 - 60 mm | 1.2 - 2.4 inch
Weight = 1 Kg | 2.2 Lbs

Product Type = Stock Item