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Kyanite


Kyanite : Al2(SiO4)O
minID: H8N-TNH

Photo Copyright © Jose Zendrera  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
Dimensions: 7.1 cm x 1.8 cm x 0.7 cm

7,1 cm kyanite crystal seen backlight. The prism is trapezoidal section and it's quite bent in the direction of c axis. Electric to deep blue color, translucent and partially facetable gem quality.
Traded in Kathmandu in Nov 09

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Photo added: 14th May 2011

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