Apatite - Green Natural gemstone
Keywords: Revitalization, relaxation, knowledge of the heart
Chakra: Heart, throat, third eye
Elements: Water, Earth
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Green Apatite Crystal Healing Properties:
Green Apatite carries an uplifting energy which dispels apathy, negativity and confusion, it can help us to align with higher knowledge and truth. It allows us to gain a higher perspective on situations and find creative solutions to problems. Green Apatite is also called “bones of the earth” and is one of the best stones to work with when healing the earth, connecting with the planet’s electromagnetic field or communicating with birds and animals. It gives us a heart centred focus which inspires a humanitarian approach of service to others and aids us in manifesting these humanitarian aspirations into healing, knowledge, communication and teaching.
Apatite History and Uses:
This mineral was often mistaken for Tourmaline, Olivine, Peridot, Topaz and Beryl and so it was named in 1786 by the German geologist Abraham Werner, from the Greek word ‘apatein’ which means to be deceptive. Translucent gemstone quality Apatite is rare but it is found in a range of colours including, blue, green, yellow, violet, red, clear and a rutilated chatoyant form called cats eye. Apatite is composed of calcium phosphate, the mineral which makes up both tooth enamel and bones in vertebrate animals. Some moon rocks collected by astronauts on the Appollo missions have been found to contain Apatite. It is used commercially as a fertiliser because of its high phosphate content and in explosives, fireworks, pesticides, toothpaste, detergents and pharmaceutical products.
Green Apatite Geological Description:
Apatite is a calcium phosphate mineral with a trigonal crystal system and a hardness of 5. It is found around the world but the largest deposits are in Russia.
Affirmation: I open my heart to receive new energy, new hope and new life.
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