A mineral that goes by many names: Disthene, Rhaeticite and the often used Cyanite. Kyanite is a beautiful aluminosilicate mineral that comes in a variety of colors (blue, green, orange, pink and black). Often found in quartz, this long bladed mineral is typically associated with other minerals in the metamorphic field such as corundum, garnet and staurolite.
For meditation purposes, kyanite is an excellent stone that works well for attuning spiritual energies. It has a calming effect which brings tranquility to oneself and can open up the throat chakras. Also known as the stone of new beginnings, it has the ability to drive away anger and delusions of grandeur.
Approximate weights: 1.00-1.50 lbs
Approximate sizes: 3.5-5.5in. L X 2.5-3.0in. W