Apatite

Apatite

(Science: chemical) native phosphate of lime, occurring usually in six-sided prisms, colour often pale green, transparent or translucent.

Origin: gr. Deceit, fr. To deceive; it having been often mistaken for other minerals.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Apatite&oldid=18493"
First | Previous (Apathy) | Next (Apatite calculus) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.