Kyanite is a blue mineral and is considered a non-traditional birthstone for September. Its name is derived from the Greek word kyanos meaning blue. It is a form of aluminum silicate.
Kyanite is prized as a collector's mineral for its beautiful color and crystal structures.
Kyanite is believed by some to help maintain a logical way of thinking, it is a good stone for risk takers as it may help to provide balance under extreme conditions.