Congo Malachite Polished Freeform Stone Healing Crystal
Item Code: MA10122 Weight: 768g (Approx) Size: 122mm (L) x 45mm (B) x 95mm (Height) (Approx)
Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral with a hardness of 3.5 to 4. It is usually in rich green and is often in banded, swirling or stripes tones varying from very dark green to a mellow green. Its name may be derived from the Greek word "Malache" (Mallow) for its colour or from the Greek word "Malakos" (Soft) due to its low hardness. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadow. Most malachite comes from Zaire, South Africa, Chile and Australia.
Malachite is a protection stone that can absorb negative energies and pollutants from the atmosphere, and from the body. Malachite can also help to get rid of nightmares. Malachite is known for protection against accidents and protects travelers, encourages smooth and safe travel. In the Middle Ages, it was used to protect children from witches and other dangers.
Malachite emanates the healthiest energy pattern for the heart. It benefits the heart through its harmonization of the heart chakra, assisting one in maintaining emotional balance and also avoiding one's emotional traps and pitfalls.