kyanite

noun ky·a·nite \ ˈkī-ə-ˌnīt \

Definition of kyanite

: an aluminum silicate mineral Al2SiO5 that occurs usually in blue thin-bladed triclinic crystals and crystalline aggregates

Origin and Etymology of kyanite

German Zyanit, from Greek kyanos dark blue enamel, lapis lazuli


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