This kyanite is from the Barra do Salinas District, Barra do Salinas, Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil. This district contains granitic pegmatites that contain 17 different minerals including the silicate kyanite. Kyanite from this locale is distinctive for its well defined singular crystals which have a rich blue color and gemmy qualities. This specimen consists of a quartz matrix that supports several attached crystals. It measures 2 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 inches or 50 x 47 x 28 mm.