This gemstone is a natural 7.89 x 6.15 x 4.14mm oval facet Apatite. This gemstone is from Madagascar and has a finished weight of 1.33ct. This Apatite comes in VS clarity. "VS" stands for "Very Slightly Included" and is considered eye-clean. This gemstone has been heated to improve its color and clarity. It is a very common treatment for gemstones. The Apatite is sold as pictured: 1pc oval Apatite for the price listed.
The Apatite has a calibrated size of 8 X 6 mm which is perfect for standard jewelry settings.
Apatite is 'the Stone of Inspiration and Motivation'.
It is believed that wearing apatite is beneficial in all matters to do with bones and teeth.
This is a good size for a center-stone in a ring design.
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