All you wanted to know about malachite

Hello everybody,

If you read my posts, you should have read the post about “all you wanted to know about chrysocolla” and today I tell you all I know about malachite. Chrysocolla et malachite are really near since you can note on this picture : the waves of chrysocolla in the malachite stone… Isn’t it amazing ?


malachite et chrysocolle medium


Used for cosmectics for its skin protection powers, we also find malachite in arts such painting since antic period.


Because of its colors variations, sometimes, people give it poetic names such as :

    Green of mountain
    Soft copper
    Green copper flowers

malachite fleurs   Malachite et Chrysocolle M3 

Where can we find it ?

Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, we can find it in the same mine as you find chrysocolla; Some of theses stones have shining blue, turquoise colors waves that makes it beautiful.  These stones are so near that we can note it even in the other name of malachite : also called green chrysocolla, the malachite stone is really near of it.

Malachite often results from the weathering of copper ores

This stone can be found in not less than 9 countries :

 France, Australia, Brasil, Colombia, D.R.C Congo, United States, Mexico, Namiby, Russia  

(sources wikipedia)


For those who believe in stones powers, here is what people say about malachite :

Malachite is one of the most popular stones for litotherapy and the benefits list is specially long.

anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic, antiseptic, but also revitalisantes, soothing and soothing properties of the nervous system.

Finally, it would be benefial for the psyche and the interpersonal skills.

You will have understood, malachite stone is a carrier of big virtues.

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