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Malachite Properties


Stone Name: Malachite

Other Stone Names:
Green Malachite
Green Copper
Mountain Green

Stone Specifics:
Stone of Transformation
Power Stone

Stone Color: Malachite is light to dark green or nearly black. Malachite's green color comes from copper. Malachite is usually banded and may have eye-like rings, these markings are known as "peacock's eye".

Keywords: Abundance, Balance, Transformation, Vision, Amplify

Stone Origin: Malachite comes from a Greek word, though it is unclear weather it is derived from "mallow" due to it's color resemblance to the mallow leaf or from "malakos" which means soft. Malachite is a relatively soft stone when compared to other minerals. Malachite was used in a number of ancient civilizations. Ancient Egyptians as early as 4000 BC used malachite pharaos wore malachite on their heads to increase their wisdom. Ancient Egyptians also ground it into powder to make eyeshadow. Greeks and Romans, who used malachite to make jewellery and amulets. Malachite has also historically been used as pigment in green paints. In the Middle Ages, Greeks and Romans made Malachite into amulets and was believed to protect against the "Evil Eye". Russian czars used Malachite for in the paneling of their castles and as inlay work.

Stone Properties: Malachite is thought to possess protective qualities, it is said to help you stay alert, avoid danger, and strengthen boundaries. Malachite is a stone of transformation. Malachite amplifies energy of all kinds, both positive and negative; some feel that malachite mirrors or amplifies the emotions of the wearer so it is best to use when feeling positive, while others feel that it encourages positive while releasing negative feelings. Malachite can help brings emotional issues to the surface to be dealt with, making it easier to move past them, heal and grow. Malachite provides emotional strength to overcome and heal from emotional abuse. Malachite on a basic level wants to protect and support your healthiest and happiest self. Malachite assists with setting boundaries so that you don't take on the responsibilities of others. Malachite encourages empathy for others and is helpful in sustaining friendships that can withstand the test of time.

Magical Properties:
~ Malachite helps resist temptation
~ Malachite encourages risk taking
~ Malachite helps overcome shyness
~ Malachite is said to protect air travelers
~ Malachite helps break old patterns
~ Malachite helps release emotional baggage
~ Malachite helps with self-expression
~ Malachite encourages individuals take responsibility for their actions.
~ Malachite helps overcome the fear of confrontation
~ Malachite helps break old patterns
~ Malachite promotes deep inner healing
~ Malachite are used for security and protection of children

Chakras: Heart, Throat, Third-Eye

Element: Fire, Earth

Mystical Birthstone: Malachite is the natural birthstone for mid-april to mid-may.

Anniversary Stone: Malachite is a traditional gemstone for the 13th wedding anniversary.

Zodiac: Capricorn, Scorpio, Taurus

Note: A 17th-century Spanish superstition held that having a child wear a lozenge of malachite would help them sleep, and keep evil spirits at bay.

Location: Malachite is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Zambia, Namibia, Mexicoa, Russia, Zaire, Australia, Chile, Zimbabwe and United States.

Mohs Hardness: 3.5 - 4 

Malachite Properties

Malachite Stone Properties

Malachite Properties

Malachite Healing Properties

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