Kyanite has a calming effect on the whole being, bringing tranquility and is found in blue, green and black varieties. The blue Kyanite opens the throat chakra, encouraging communication and self-expression. Kyanite is known for its ability to bring all of the chakras into alignment. Kyanite deposits can be found in many locations around the world. Some of the most important sources include Austria, Burma, Brazil, Cambodia, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, Tanzania, the United States and Zimbabwe. Kyanite is the birthstone for September.