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42535 Apatite, naturally occurring mineral, grains, approximately 0.06-0.19in

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
42535-03 1g 24.60
42535-06 5g 76.50
42535-14 25g 269.00
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Apatite, naturally occurring mineral, grains, approximately 0.06-0.19in


Chemical Properties

Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water and hydrochloric acid.


Apatite is one of a few minerals produced and used by biological micro-environmental systems. The primary use of apatite is in the manufacture of fertilizer, it is a source of phosphorus. It is occasionally used as a gemstone. Green and blue varieties in finely divided form, are pigments with excellent covering power.


Sp. Gr. 3.1-3.2. Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Store in cool, dry conditions.

Literature References

McCann, H.G. The solubility of fluorapatite and its relationship to that of calcium fluoride. Archives of Oral Biology. 1968, 13, (8), 987-1001.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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