Apatite - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History And Myths

Apatite is a stone that is known for its power that helps in achieving goals, and clearing the feelings of anger, apathy and confusion. Apatite has received its name from a Greek word, which means to deceive. Apatite has received this name because of the diverse formations and variety of colours that it holds, which makes it easy to mistake it from other stones. Apatite is a stone that can magically encourage the ideas and thoughts. It is associated largely in conjunction with intellect, meditation, physic awareness, and imagination. Apatite is relatively a soft gemstone and is therefore used widely for jewellery purposes.

Where is Apatite found?

Apatite is a very common stone, and the noteworthy places where it is found are Germany, Portugal, Russia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Morocco. However, the major sources of Apatite are Mexico, Brazil, and Burma.

Other sources include Canada, Czech Republic, India, Spain, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Norway, and the United States.

Healing Properties

Physical Healing : A variety of Apatite, which is blue in colour promotes the manufacture and development of new cells and aids in the incorporation of calcium in the bones. It helps to nurse back healthy bones and teeth, looks after cartilage and is valuable in the treatments for joint problems, rickets, arthritis, and motor skills.

Apatite is also linked with healthy eating and has been attributed to holding back hunger and increasing metabolic rate. It is generally supportive in reducing hypertension, and healing glands and organs.

Emotional Healing : Apatite is believed to increase enthusiasm and building up energy reserves in the body when the body feels lethargic. It helps to triumph over shyness and introvert nature and helps the wearer to get rid of the feeling of alienation. Apatite is also recognised to promote honesty, social ease, and openness with others. It is useful in lessening grief and annoyance, and in reducing bad temper and emotional fatigue.

Spiritual Healing : Apatite is considered to develop the consciousness of past-life experiences and may also augment the understanding of karmic influences on the wearer’s current life and reality. According to a belief, the vibration of Apatite attracts towards it the "blue beings" of the heavenly nature whether divine entities such as Krishna, ETs or extraterrestrials, and allows one to communicate with them.

Heals and Balances Chakra : Apatite is associated with the Third Eye and the Throat Chakras. It is an excellent stone for balancing the yin and yang of the body. The Third Eye or the brow chakra is the centre of our insight and command. It lets the wearer be in harmony with the worldly awareness and knowledge.

By balancing the throat chakra, it balances the overall voice of the body. It helps the wearer in communicating his opinions, thoughts, and feelings to others.  

Apatite Facts

Some facts about Apatite

  • It is believed that Apatite can build a connection with the UFO’s.
  • In earlier times, Apatite was used as fertilizers.
  • Apatite is not much known about its relation to any myth or folklore.
  • Blue Apatite honours the Greek Earth Mother Goddess called Gaia.

Metaphysical Properties

The Apatite mineral members were traditionally known as Chlorapatite, Fluorapatite, and Hydroxyl-Apatite. Apatite is one of those minerals, which are formed and used by natural micro-environmental systems.

Apatite is the main resource of the phosphorus that is essential for plants. The teeth and bones of most of the animals, including humans, are comprised of calcium phosphate, which is the similar substance as Apatite.

On Moh’s scale of hardness, Apatite weighs 5.

Apatite In News

Apatite Color

Apatite is the standard term for many phosphates and a mineral group as well, but superior-quality apatite is a special stone that is found in a beautiful variety of colours. The colours in which the Apatite is formed in are white, yellow, brown, gray, red, pink, purple, blue, green, and sometimes multicoloured.

Apatite Colors

  • CleavagePoor, in two directions
  • Other NamesFluorapatite, Asparagus Stone, Moroxite
  • Crystal HabitTabular, prismatic crystals, massive, compact or granular
  • StreakWhite To Yellow-Gray
  • Refractive Index1.634-1.638
  • DiaphaneityTransparent - Translucent
  • Mohs scale (hardness)5
  • Sources
  • Chemical formulaCa5(PO4)3(F,OH,Cl)
  • LustreVitreous
  • ColorYellowish Green, Brownish Green, Green, Violet, Pale Light Blue, Violet-Blue, Blue, Pink, Purple, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Colorless
  • Chakra HealingThroat Chakra
  • BirthstoneJuly
  • Zodiacgemini


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    Nov 8, 2014, 3:59:59 PM

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    Nov 28, 2014, 5:03:45 AM

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  • Retta
    Dec 29, 2014, 6:56:30 PM

    Thanks for the great info.

  • John
    Apr 15, 2015, 3:26:59 AM

    apatite helps in enhancing the assimilation of calcium in bones...which in turns treats bones and teeth by making them healthy...i want to tune this gemstone...i think it will suit me...should i try it out?

  • Parker
    Apr 27, 2015, 2:45:07 AM

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  • Caleb
    Jul 11, 2015, 3:29:10 AM

    Apatite stone the development of our psychic gifts and spiritual attunement, deepening meditation and aiding communication and self-expression on all levels.

  • Jayant
    Nov 22, 2015, 10:44:07 PM

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  • mary
    Apr 2, 2018, 5:20:18 AM

    The best part of apatite is that it comes in various colors so we can choose the color according to our wish. I like this stone.

  • Roshail
    Jul 11, 2019, 11:33:54 PM

    Apatite is common but a beautiful stone.

  • Krystal
    Sep 9, 2019, 9:51:05 PM

    I strongly believe in the healing powers of apatite, and I used to wear it daily.

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    May 31, 2021, 10:22:24 AM

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