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Malachite Polished Free form - Otway Crystals
Malachite Polished Free form - Otway Crystals

Malachite Polished Free form

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Beautiful piece of polished free form malachite. Bright rich green with the typical malachite patterns.

148gm

7x6x1.5cm

Malachite is the stone of "safeguard". It protects all travellers including those on astral or metaphysical paths. A good talisman stone for protection of children. Some say this stone has the ability to warn of imminent danger. Associated with the heart chakra  and helps to balance emotions. To be cleansed regularly.

The name Malachite derives from Greek Molochitis lithos, meaning mellow green stone. The mineral has been mined for copper for over 3000 years . Until the 1800's malachite had been used as a pigment for green paints. It is a commonly carved stone for figurines and jewellery.

Very commonly found with azurite.

Category: Carbonate mineral

Crystal sysytem: Monoclinic

Hardness on Mohs scale: 3.5 - 4

Occurance: Urals, Russia, Congo, Gabon, Zambia, Mexico, Australia

France, Israel, Usa