Origin of apatite
Can be confusedapatite appetite
Examples from the Web for apatite
This apatite has ceased to be imported of late years, owing to a duty on exportation.Manures and the principles of manuring|Charles Morton Aikman
These rocks contain also iron oxides (usually titaniferous), apatite, sometimes sphene, augite and olivine.
The “asparagus-stone” is a form of apatite, simulating asparagus in colour.
Apatite, of a greyish-white colour, associated with Hornblende, may be seen in the same spot.A Guide to the Mount's Bay and the Land's End|John Ayrton Paris
Apatite, zircon and iron oxides, in small crystals, are always present.