Kyanite is an aluminum silicate mineral, often occurring as long striated bladed crystals that may be transparent or translucent. The most common colors for the Metaphysical use of Kyanite are blue streaked with white, black, indigo and green. Kyanite can also be found in white, gray, pink and yellow.
Kyanite comes from the Greek work Kyanos, meaning “deep blue” and it is also known as Rhaeticide or Cyanite. Kyanite crystals that are highly transparent and attractive in color can be cut into gemstones, and are considered to be exotic gems.