Malachite is a beautiful mineral, with green concentric bands that intercalate between light green and dark green odd shapes that may seem like fractals sometimes. Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. Archeological evidence indicates that the mineral has been mined and smelted to obtain copper for over 3,000 years. Since then, malachite has been used as both an ornamental stone and as a gemstone. One of the most desired awards in the world, the FIFA World Cup Trophy has a beautiful Malachite base in it.
Malachite has a monoclinic crystal and a hardness rate of 3.5-4.0 mohs. Malachite has been found worldwide in the following places of the world:
• The Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Tsumeb, Namibia
• Broken Hill, New South Wales
• Lyon, France
• Timna Valley, Israel
• and the Southwestern United States, most notably in Arizona.
About the uses of Malachite Malachite can often be bought in decorative polished forms which enhance the beauty of the fractal lines in it. Malachite has been very important for human kind thanks to its copper, which directed human history through human history.
About Healing Properties of Malachite
Malachite is a great antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and it is also very good at balancing almost anything from hormones to emotions. When it comes to emotions, Malachite has been known to be helpful with emotional confusions, and it has also been a great friend to overcome the victim/abuser polarity. Malachite can help organizing creativity, and has also been known to be good for overcoming fear. When it comes to health, Malachite can restore strength and vitality, it can help in the formation of red blood cells, in oxygenation, to reduce inflammations due to its inflammatory properties, and has also been known for its great energy to detox the body.