Learn about the metaphysical properties of Apatite including intuitive and psychic awareness, creativity and more.

Alternate Names & Spellings of Apatite: Asparagolite, Chlorapatite, Fluorapatite, Hydroxylapatite, Asparagus Stone

Crystal Meanings Lore of Apatite 

Keywords: Thinking, Focus

Blue to blue-green apatite is generally considered the primary color apatite as regards metaphysical properties. Golden (yellow) apatite is often thought of as a secondary type of apatite in general mystically, but is adds power in the solar plexus chakra and related energies.

Apatite is a stone that mystically can stimulate the thoughts and ideas. It is used, often in conjunction with meditation, to increase intellect, imagination, and intuitive and psychic awareness.  It is said to help you maintain focus, learn, concentrate effectively, think clearly, and communicate better.

Apatite is a powerful meditation or psychic awareness tool. It can clear the aura, enable spiritual attunement, and bring powerful psychic awareness.

Apatite is used very successfully mystically for lucid dreaming, deep meditation, astral travel, past life work, rebirthing, and inner wisdom.  It is a stone that promotes psychic communication, clairvoyance, and clairaudience.

Apatite can be used to enhance the energies of other crystals and stones.

Apatite is used by artists and others who wish to have more creativity in their lives to increase their creativity and imagination.

Having apatite near you or wearing it can bring harmony on all levels, and brings inner peace. This occurs because it is aid to help release old feelings that may be hampering you in current life, including ones from past lives.

Apatite is reputed in mystical lore to physically assist with nail problems, allergies, arthritis, bones, eyesight, glandular problems, muscles, nervous system, weight loss.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Golden (Yellow) Apatite  also relates to the solar plexus chakra and brings those energies of manifestation, abundance, strong confidence, and will power as  well as others related to that chakra. Golden apatite is also used in crystal healing for chronic fatigue, depression liver, pancreas, Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Apatite is primarily related to the throat and third eye chakras, though olden Apatite is related to the solar plexus chakra as well.


More on Apatite from my personal perspective.

patite, in blues and blue-greens is a stone I really like. to use for imagination and creativity. For me, as someone who is a jewelry artist, this seems somewhat obvious. For anyone, though it can help bring creativity to problem solving, house decorating, gardening, and other aspects of daily life.

Apatite is also a popular psychic and intuitive awareness tool. Though that is not my personal favorite quality of apatite -- I have others -- for many it is a first choice.

Hardness (Mohs):  5
Color(s):  Blue, Green, Yellow, Colorless, Violet
Transparency:  Transparent to translucent
Lustre: Vitreous
Habit:  Columnar, Thick Tabular
Common / Notable Locations:  Brazil, India, Madagascar, Russia

Rock Lore & Tidbits: The name Apatite comes from the Greek word for deceit because it can be easily confused with other stones such as beryl. Apatite is also a main source of phosphorous.

Hat tip to Mindat and Mineral & Gemstone Kingdom for mineral information on this crystal.

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