APAITITE NECKLACE -SEA BLUE 54.60 CTS [SJ856]

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SEDA JEWELERY

APATITE NECKLACE

This is a natural faceted strand well polished and ready to wear.

STUNNING COLOUR

Weight of strand 54.60 cts app

Length of strand  18 inches app

Average stone size: 3 mm app

Silver Clip

Faceted


 

Care
Care for apatite is similar to that given opals, it is heat and shock sensitive, so steamers and ultrasonic must be avoided. The stone is slightly too soft to recommend for rings.


  • Color is typically green but also yellow, blue, reddish brown and purple.
  • Luster is vitreous to greasy and gumdrop.
  • Transparency: Crystals are transparent to translucent.
  • Crystal System is hexagonal; 6/m
  • Crystal Habits include the typical hexagonal prism with the hexagonal pyramid or a pinacoid or both as a termination. Also accicular, granular, reniform and massive. A cryptocrystalline variety is called collophane and can make up a rock type called phosphorite and also can replace fossil fragments.
  • Cleavage is indistinct in one basal direction.
  • Fracture is conchoidal.
  • Hardness is 5.
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