Apatite describes a group of similar isomorphous hexagonal phosphate minerals. These include Fluorapatite, Chlorapatite, and Hydroxylapatite. Golden Apatite is a Fluorapatite & lacks transition metals. It is usually a vibrant yellow or gold color & can be transparent or translucent. Crystals of excellent clarity are not commonly found bigger than 10mm in length, but are able to be faceted and used as gemstones. Rarely it can display cat’s eye chatoyancy when cabochon cut.

– Associated with the solar plexus chakra, the zodiac sign of Leo & vibrates to the number 3.

– Clears confusion, apathy, negativity; stimulates intellect to expand truth.
– Facilitates the ability to make a living from one’s passions and creativity. Aids in starting new ventures.
– Charisma, manifestation, confidence, prosperity, courage, smart risk-taking, clarity, willpower, optimism, self-worth.
– Promotes humanitarianism and service to others, giving back and having compassion.
– Physically aids in healing bones, joints, cartilage and teeth.

Hardness: 5 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 3.16-3.23
Refractive Index: 1.628-1.649