Malachite is a Copper Carbonate Hydroxide: Cu2CO3(OH)2

Source: Worldwide

Mohs: 3.5–4.0

It was extensively mined at the Great Orme mines in Britain 3,800 years ago using stone and bone tools.

In ancient Egypt, the colour green (wadj) associated with death and the power of resurrection and new life and fertility.

Ancient Egyptians believed that the afterlife contained an eternal paradise that resembled their lives but with no pain or suffering and referred to this place as the ‘Field of Malachite’.

A banded green Copper mineral long used for decoration and jewellery.

It absorbs negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and the body.  It guards against radiation and clears electromagnetic pollution.

This stone clears and activates the chakras and attunes to spiritual guidance.

It opens the heart to unconditional love.

It encourages risk-taking and change, breaks unwanted ties and outworn patterns, and teaches how to take responsibility for one’s actions, thoughts, and feelings.

This stone helps balances mood swings and heals cramps.  It facilitates labour, alleviates menstrual disorders such as PMT and period pains, as well as menopause.

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