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How is kyanite formed?

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I was wondering where and how kyanite is formed. Maybe an easy question, but please answer.
asked Oct 30, 2015 by KyoSo (130 points)

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Aluminum rich silicates exposed to high pressures of 4 kilobars or more. Again, this information is available on the Internet in much mote detail.
answered Nov 2, 2015 by Weasel (33,930 points)
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Kyanite forms in metamorphosed schists and gneisses, and less commonly in granite pegmatites. - See more info on Kyanite at: http://www.minerals.net/mineral/kyanite.aspx

answered Nov 11, 2015 by hershel (46,460 points)

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