Facts on Apatite

Facts on Apatite
Item# APAT-006

Product Description

Apatite is not commonly seen in the gemstone world due to its delicate composition. It is a heat sensitive stone, that is hard to cut due to its hardness index only of 5. But besides all that, it offers a unique color that is not matched by any other stone, and so the stone found its way into the jewelry world. There are a handfull on skilled cutters around the world who cut this stone and cut it well... as see by some very exclusive peices available on our website.

  • SPECIES:
    Apatite is soft stone with chemical composition of SiO2.

  • GEMSTONES:
    Transparent clean light green-yellow color stones are used as gemstones with gold and silver jewelry. Also available in voilet color.

  • METAPHYSICAL:
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  • MEDICAL:
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  • BEADS:
    Most Apatite jewelry and beads are made in India

  • ROUGH:
    The rough Apatite stone is mined in Burma, Ceylon, Madagascar, Mexico, Canada, and India

  • BIRTHSTONE:
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  • HARDNESS:
    On Moh's Hardness scale= 5.0

       
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