BLUE APATITE PALM STONE NATURAL COLOR! Crystal Mineral Gem Specimen Madagascar

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Seller: cre8ivemindz (781) 97.3%, Location: Jamestown, Colorado, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 372639387657 Blue Apatite Pebble Note to buyer: 1. Please double check the size and weight prior to purchasing. 2. You will receive the exact specimen in the photos. 3. We take pride in our minerals and try to bring honesty and integrity to every transaction. Lots of love to you from cre8ivemindz. Metaphysical Properties "This mineral can be used to stimulate the intellect and to promote realization that ones strength occurs through both spiritual avenues and via love; hence, dissolving aloofness and negativity. It can help to integrate, co-ordinate, and balance the emotional, intellectual, physical, and etheric bodies. It can also help to eliminate over-activity, under-activity, blockage, or congestion from any of the chakras." -Love is in the Earth, by Melody Size: 25 X 49 X 70 mm Weight: 182 g Origin: Madagascar Description: Blue, blue, blue Apatite!! Deep color!! Did I say it was blue? :) A little more about Blue Apatite: "Apatite is a group of phosphate minerals, usually referring to hydroxylapatite, fluorapatite and chlorapatite, with high concentrations of OH−, F− and Cl− ions, respectively, in the crystal. The formula of the admixture of the three most common endmembers is written as Ca10(PO4)6(OH,F,Cl)2, and the crystal unit cell formulae of the individual minerals are written as Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2, Ca10(PO4)6F2 and Ca10(PO4)6Cl2. The mineral was named apatite by the German geologist Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1786,[3] although the specific mineral he had described was reclassified as fluorapatite in 1860 by the German mineralogist Karl Friedrich August Rammelsberg. Apatite is often mistaken for other minerals. This tendency is reflected in the mineral's name, which is derived from the Greek word απατείν (apatein), which means to deceive or to be misleading.[4] Apatite is one of a few minerals produced and used by biological micro-environmental systems. Apatite is the defining mineral for 5 on the Mohs scale. Hydroxyapatite, also known as hydroxylapatite, is the major component of tooth enamel and bone mineral. A relatively rare form of apatite in which most of the OH groups are absent and containing many carbonate and acid phosphate substitutions is a large component of bone material. Fluorapatite (or fluoroapatite) is more resistant to acid attack than is hydroxyapatite; in the mid-20th century, it was discovered that communities whose water supply naturally contained fluorine had lower rates of dental caries.[5] Fluoridated water allows exchange in the teeth of fluoride ions for hydroxyl groups in apatite. Similarly, toothpaste typically contains a source of fluoride anions (e.g. sodium fluoride, sodium monofluorophosphate). Too much fluoride results in dental fluorosis and/or skeletal fluorosis. Fission tracks in apatite are commonly used to determine the thermal histories of orogenic (mountain) belts and of sediments in sedimentary basins[6]. (U-Th)/He dating of apatite is also well established from noble gas diffusion studies[7][8][9][10][11][12][13] for use in determining thermal histories[14][15] and other, less typical applications such as paleo-wildfire dating[16]. Phosphorite is a phosphate-rich sedimentary rock, that contains between 18% and 40% P2O5. The apatite in phosphorite is present as cryptocrystalline masses referred to as collophane." - 19-51 Condition: New, Country of Manufacture: Madagascar

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