Blue Apatite


Blue Apatite Freeform

Location; Madagascar
Size; 10cm x 6.5cm x 2.5cm deep,    Weight; 455gm
Ref No. 2002



Blue Apatite Freeform
This attractive Blue Apatite Freeform is a delightful shape and is also very tactile. It is one of the more unusual minerals, with this one being a lovely example. The gorgeous blue and turquoise colours resemble water, making this freeform very calming. This Blue Apatite Freeform would be the perfect addition to any mineral collection. Alternatively this is a popular mineral for those interested in crystal healing and meditation.

Apatite belongs to a group of phosphate minerals. The actual name ‘Apatite’ derives from the Greek word ‘apatein‘ meaning to deceive. This being due to confusing similarities with other minerals, Betyl and also Peridot. It occurs in various rock formations including igneous, metamorphic and also sedimentary. On the Mohs hardness scale Apatite is number 5. Being a phosphate mineral the vast majority of Apatite in its basic form is for the fertiliser industry. Some clear blue and green gemstones also occur, coming from Brazil, Myanmar and also Madagascar. Minute amounts of Apatite was also identified in moon rocks collected by the Apollo program.

Metaphysically, Blue Apatite is the stone of creativity and motivation. It is also good at reducing irritability negativity and apathy.

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