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Natural Apatite

Apatite is very rarely encountered as a gem material but occurs in transparent form in blue, violet, purple , yellowish green and, bluish green colors. With a hardness of 5, apatite is not a very hard stone but it is still used in jewelry because of its attractive color. Apatite is also very heat sensitive and as a result, there are few lapidaries that can cut it at all.


  • There are 29 Apatite gemstones available at Multicolour.com
  • Apatite(s) are organized in the following categories: CalibratedPairSingle,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Apatite is USD 92.15 and largest Apatite weight is CTS 36.86.
  • Our cheapest Apatite is USD 1.62 and smallest Apatite weight is CTS 0.25.

Find your Apatite

Our Apatite(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 29 Apatite(s), too many to look through? You may select any combination of search options. Colors grade into each other and you can search for more than one color at once. For a better selection, try selecting two or three colors, -- your first choice plus the two closest colors.

Shape Length (mm) Width (mm)
Category Weight (cts) Price (USD)
Color range
greenish yellow
green-blue or blue-green
bluish green
very strongly greenish blue
very strongly bluish green





Apatite Profile

Color information: yellow, green, below, violet.
Refractive Index: 1.63-1.64
Chemical Composition: Phosphate group
Hardness: 5
Density: 3.17-3.23
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Ocurrence: Burma, Ceylon, Madagascar, Mexico. Canada, India
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
Apatite Apatite
Apatite crystallizes in the hexagonal system as prismatic crystals or as compact masses.

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Apatite Single
Apatite Single Oval Translucent
Size: 19.00 X 16.50 MM
Weight: 36.860 CTS
Shape: Oval
Clarity: Translucent
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Apatite Calibrated
Apatite Calibrated Round Eyeclean to Moderately included
Size: 4.00 X 4.00 MM
Weight: 0.250 CTS
Shape: Round
Clarity: Eyeclean to Moderately included
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