Green Apatite Crystals
Fragile and Brittle Green Apatite Crystals
Rough green apatite crystals popular with rock and mineral enthusiasts and great to use with holistic therapies such as crystal healing. As well as breaking apart easily apatite is also very brittle which makes it particularly difficult to facet. For this reason it's rarely used as a gemstone.
Although relatively common it's easy to confuse apatite for several other minerals which is how its name came about. The name originates from the ancient Greek word for 'deceive' or 'to be misled' and scholars believe that's because of the difficulty in correctly identifying the stone.
Apatite crystals occur in several different colours but the green variety was once known as Asparagus Stone although the name is no longer used.
Boasting a subtle greenish yellow colour these rough apatite translucent crystals exhibit a vitreous lustre.
Apatite grades 5 on Mohs scale of mineral hardness and is in fact the index mineral for this level of hardness.
When used for its metaphysical properties green apatite calms nerves and instills courage and is especially useful when dealing with highly stressful or emotional situations. It energizes the physical body which strengthens the heart chakra and can be used for complete rejuvenation. For those who feel disconnected from the natural world green apatite can help you to re-establish a relationship with nature. A gentle yet energizing crystal that nourishes the soul and increases vitality.
Weights and sizes of our rough green apatite crystals vary from piece to piece so the figures below are just a guide.
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Weight Range (grams) : 4.5 - 6
Size Range (cms) : 1.5 x 1.2 - 2.4 x 1.2