Blue Apatite

Blue Apatite

Clarity, Intuition, Inspiration

Spiritual Properties

  • Stimulates intuition
  • Powerful for deep meditation 
  • Helps you shed what no longer serves you 
  • Aids in giving and receiving spiritual wisdom
  • Helps you find a resolution for karmic patterns 
  • Heals past life issues and is attuned to the future
  • Enhances your connection to your spiritual guides
  • Enhances clairvoyance, visions, and lucid dreaming
  • Articulates what you need from spirit in order to advance and grow
  • Stimulates the development of your psychic gifts and spiritual attuning

Mental Properties

  • Promotes social responsibility
  • Expands knowledge and truth
  • Amplifies your discernment skills
  • Helps you understand all influencing energy
  • Increases motivation especially to create goals 
  • Clears confusion and helps relieve mental blocks
  • Shows you how to turn your ideas into a reality
  • Assist with intention setting during meditation
  • Brings creativity, motivation, and personal power
  • Helps you find your path towards achieving goals
  • Expands intellect and desire for social responsibility
  • Eliminates overactivity and stimulating under activity
  • Assists your ability to communicate and express yourself
  • Helps you find the truth and address what needs to be addressed
  • Increases your ability to recognize when patterns and habits affect your current life situation
  • Creates a willingness to let go of people, objects, and situations that have become useless in your life

Emotional Properties

  • Clears frustrations 
  • Supports passion without guilt 
  • Helps you feel more outgoing and confident

Kundalini Properties 

  • Cleanses the aura
  • Clears and activates the third eye 
  • Clears blockages and balances the chakras 

Affirmations

  • I am open to inspiration
  • I open my heart and mind
  • I contribute to the highest good of all
  • I attune my consciousness to the wisdom of my inner knowing

Correspondence 

  • Chakras: Throat, Third Eye
  • Energy: Projective
  • Planets: Mercury, Jupiter
  • Element: Air
  • Zodiacs: Gemini, Libra
  • Number: 9
  • Candle Color: Deep Blue

Physical Properties

  • Color: Deep Blue, Turquoise, usually green, less often colorless, yellow, blue to violet, pink, brown. 
  • Habit: Tabular, prismatic crystals, massive, compact or granular
  • Rarity: Common
  • Luster: Vitreous
  • Species: Phosphate Mineral
  • Zoning: absent
  • Gravity: 3.16–3.22
  • Tenacity: Brittle
  • Fracture: Conchoidal to uneven
  • Cleavage: [0001] indistinct, [1010] indistinct
  • Hardness: 5
  • Twinning: Rarely on  planes {1121} and {1013}
  • Locations: Myanmar, India, and Moon Rocks specifically Basalt
  • Dispersion: 0.013
  • Pleochroism: Blue stones exhibit strong, blue and yellow to colorless. Other colors are weak to very weak.
  • Fluorescence: Blue stones exhibit blue to light-blue in both long and short wave; Violet stones exhibit greenish-yellow in long wave, light-purple in short wave
  • Birefringence: 0.002–0.008
  • Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
  • Named After: The ancient Greek goddess Apate, the goddess of deceit. It was named this due to how often it was mistaken for other crystals, such as rainbow fluorite and aquamarine. Green apatite is mistaken for peridot 
  • Melting point: 1660°C
  • Discovered In: 1786
  • Luminescence: Present
  • Discovered By: Abraham Gottlob Werner
  • Chemical Name: Fluorapatite
  • Refractive Index: 1.634–1.638
  • System/Structure: Hexagonal
  • Chemical Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
  • Inclusions (streak): White
  • Chemical Classification: Calcium Phosphates

Health Benefits 

  • Helps growing pains 
  • helpful for hyperactivity and autism in children
  • Supports weight loss by suppressing hunger and raising metabolism rate
  • Works with the skeletal system to heal and strengthen bones, teeth, cartilage, nail problems, and arthritis conditions
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