A transparent gemstone, the color of apatite varies depending on its region of origin. As for any other gemstones, color saturation defines the value of apatite.

Apatite may be colorless, pink, yellow, green, neon blue-green (Madagascar), blue (Brazil) or violet (Maine).

Apatite may be found in Brazil, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar (Burma), Norway, Sri Lanka, South Africa and the United States.