Apatite beads are a vivid, translucent, green-blue color. They remind us of the color of a beautiful tropical ocean! Pina coladas, anyone? Apatite is named from the Greek word “apate”, meaning "deceit", since it has a similar appearance to many other gemstones. Apatite can be found in many areas of the world including Myanmar, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and South Africa.
Apatite is actually a group of the three phosphate minerals fluorapatite, chlorapatite, and hydroxylapatite. It presents as hexagonal crystals.
Apatite is said to be a great stone for encouraging inspiration and is famous for deepening meditation. It is associated with the third eye chakra and brings its wearer motivation.