Apatite

Apatite

Apatite is a phosphate mineral, its chemical formula is

Ca
5
(PO
4
)
3
(F,OH,Cl)

Apatite has a hexagonal crystal structure.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Apatite

Lustre:
Greasy, Vitreous
Diaphaneity:
Transparent to translucent
Colour:
Green, brown, red, yellow, violet, pink, white, colorless, blue
Comment:
Shape of crystal, hardness, and greasy luster are indicators
Streak:
White
Hardness (Mohs):
5
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Poor, one direction crosswise.
Parting:
on {100}
Fracture:
Fracture, Uneven, Conchoidal
Density (measured):
3.1 - 3.2 g/cm3
Density (calculated):
3.576 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Apatite

Key Words: Psychic activation, accessing knowledge
Chakras: Third Eye (6th Chakra)
Physical: Helps calm headaches, aids with overcoming vertigo
Emotional: Uplifts moods
Spiritual: Aids in exploring past lives, allows lucid dreaming, and dream recall

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