Apatite in the Gemstone LibraryApatite

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Name Origin: the name derives form the Greek “apate,” meaning “deception,” because it is easily confused with other minerals.

Historical significance/folklore: Apatite is most often seen in blue, but also can be found in brown, pink, yellow, green (from Spain called asparagus stone) and a rare variety of violet.

Gemstone properties: Apatite is an inspirational stone. It develops psychic abilities and spiritual attunement. Use it to aid communication and self-expression. Apatite can be used to clear confusion, encourage extroversion, and help to stimulate creativity and intellect in addition to drawing out negativity from ones self.

Healing properties: Apatite aids the absorption of calcium, and helps cartilage, bones, teeth and motor skills. Relieves arthritis, joint problems as well as hypertension.