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Blue Apatite chunks

Blue Apatite chunks

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This listing is for 1 raw Blue Apatite, which will be intuitively selected. As these are natural raw stone, they may differ in size and appearance from those pictured.

Locality : Brazil

Size approx : 1" (5g-15g)

  • Composition: Calcium, phosphorus, oxygen, and chlorine or fluorine
  • Chemical Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl, F, OH)

   Blue Apatite is a calcium phosphate mineral that is often found in igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. It typically forms as prismatic crystals, and can also occur as massive, granular, or compact aggregates. The blue coloration is typically caused by the presence of trace amounts of manganese [Mn] or iron [Fe]. Blue Apatite is a relatively hard mineral, and it has a wide range of industrial and commercial applications.


   Blue Apatite from Brazil has a rich history dating back to ancient civilizations, where it was prized for its beauty and believed to have spiritual properties. In ancient Egypt, Blue Apatite was believed to be a stone of courage and strength, and was used to create amulets and other talismans. It was also used by the Greeks and Romans as a decorative stone. Today, Blue Apatite from Brazil is highly sought after by collectors and jewelry makers for its intense blue color, and is also used in a wide range of industrial and commercial applications. It is a versatile mineral that is used in the manufacture of fertilizers, flame retardants, and various chemical compounds. Blue Apatite is also a popular gemstone and is often used in the creation of unique and beautiful jewelry pieces.

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