Kyanite is a mineral found mainly in metamorphic rocks. Most often forms from the high-pressure alteration of clay minerals during the metamorphism of sedimentary rocks. Kyanite is an aluminosilicate mineral. kyanite is named in 1789 by Abraham Gottlieb Werner from the Greek word "kyanos", meaning "blue," the common color of the species. The French spelling, "Cyanite", was commonly used by mineralogists through much of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Kyanite has a calming effect on the whole being, bringing tranquility. It helps to encourage psychic abilities and communication on all levels. It reduces anger, frustration, confusion, and stress and helps to provide a capacity for linear and logical thought. Some people believe kyanite crystal heals the urogenital system, adrenal glands, and parathyroid glands. It helps to relieve the disorders of the throat, brain, and muscular system. It helps to heal infections and lower blood pressure.
Kyanite is mostly found in Switzerland, Brazil, Russia, Kenya, Nepal, Tanzania, and in the eastern United States.