Apatite

Apatite is a calcium phosphate and quite a rare tourmaline variety.  and it is often confused with many other minerals, such as Aquamarine and Fluorite.

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Apatite is a calcium phosphate and quite a rare tourmaline variety. It is named for the Greek word ‘apatao’, which means to deceive. This is because it is chemical composition almost imitates the chemical composition of many other stones. It comes in many colours and forms, and it is often confused with many other minerals, such as Aquamarine and Fluorite.

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