Origin of apatite
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH apatiteapatite , appetite
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Apatite, or mineral phosphate of lime, is found in large deposits in different places.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
Apatite, ap′a-tīt, n. a phosphate of lime of great variety of colour.
Biotite, if present, is brown; epidote is yellow or colourless; rutile, apatite and quartz all occur with some frequency.
Phos′phorite, a massive radiated variety of apatite; Phos′phuret, a compound of phosphorus with a metal.
Apatite (phosphate of lime) and pyromorphite (phosphate of lead) contain a considerable amount of it.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer