Size: Large 20mm-L x 6mm-W x 3mm-D
Size: Small 9mm-L x 6mm-W x 3mm-D
Qty: 24 Beads / Length: 3.5 in.
Weight: 10.1 g.
The word Apatite in Greek means "cheat". It was originally named this way because this stone can so easily be confused with amblygonite, andalusite, brazilianite, precious beryl, sphene, topaz and tourmaline. As this is a fairly soft stone, it can be difficult to facet.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 5