Blue Apatite Meanings
Psychic activation, access to knowledge
Chakras: Throat, Third Eye
Zodiac Signs: Gemini, Libra
Blue Apatite Crystal Healing Properties
Blue Apatite is thought to be a strong stone for exploring past lives and their karmic patterns. Used in the dream state it aids us to find creative solutions to overwhelming problems. Similarly, with an uplifting energy, it can help us gain a higher perspective on situations. Also, it is thought to create a sense of openness and ease in social situations, enhancing communication and self-expression. As such, making it a wonderful companion for teachers, public speakers and autistic children. Blue Apatite is thought to be helpful for soothing headaches, stimulating eyesight and suppressing hunger.
History and Uses
This mineral was often mistaken for Tourmaline, Olivine, Peridot, Topaz and Beryl. So, it was named in 1786 by the German geologist Abraham Werner, from the Greek word ‘apatein’ which means to be deceptive. Translucent gemstone quality Apatite is rare but it is found in a range of colours including, blue, green, yellow, violet, red, clear and a rutilated chatoyant form called cats eye.
Apatite is composed of calcium phosphate. This is the mineral which makes up both tooth enamel and bones in vertebrate animals. Furthermore, some moon rocks collected by astronauts on the Appollo missions have been found to contain Apatite. Also, it is used commercially as a fertiliser because of its high phosphate content. Lastly, it is also used in explosives, fireworks, pesticides, toothpaste, detergents and pharmaceutical products.
Apatite is a calcium phosphate mineral with a trigonal crystal system and a hardness of 5. It is found around the world but the largest deposits are in Russia.
I open my inner eyes to the realms of hidden knowledge.