Malachite is copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. It is an opaque green banded mineral often formed where the water table and hydrothermal fluids provide for chemical precipitation. Malachite gets its name from the latin, and ancient greek, meaning mallow green stone. Given this name due to its resemblance to the leaves of the mallow plant. Malachite was mined exclusively at the Great Orme Mines in Britain 3800 BCE . Archaeological evidence shows mining activity ended only 600 BCE.
Also known to protect against the Evil Eye, witchcraft and spirits, Malachite is a powerful cleanser for the emotional body, releasing past life trauma or childhood trauma. Malachite greatly intensifies life, as it is a powerful conduit.
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Hardness: 3.5 - 4
Chakra: Base, Heart, Sacral, and Solar Plexus
Energy Vibration: 9
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn and Scorpio
Source: Australia, Chile, Congo, France, Germany, Middle East, Romania, Russia, USA, Zaire, and Zambia
Beneficial For: Inhibitions, Rebirthing, Shyness, Stress, Transformation, and Travel Sickness
Malachite clearly and sometimes harshly, what is blocking your spiritual growth, drawing out deep feelings and psychosomatic causes, breaking unwanted ties and outward parties. Malachite teaches how to take responsibility for your actions, thoughts, and feelings. An important protection stone malachite absorbs negative energies, and pollutants from the environment and the body, soaking up plutonium and radiation as well as clearing electromagnetic smog. Malachite has a strong affinity with passionate forces and heals the earth. Malachite can be used for
scrying or to access other worlds, inner or outer. Journeying through Malachite’s convoluted patterns assists in receiving insights from the subconscious or messages from the future. Malachite is a copper ore, and is toxic to human is taken in sufficient quantities, however polished stones are safe for daily wear.