Malachite is a very valued stone because of the properties it claims to be. By wearing of Malachite on the skin is required, to achieve the desired effect.
The Malachite is actually a weathering product that forms in the oxidation zone of copper deposits. The malachite belongs to the monoclinic crystal system.
It forms small, needle-like aggregates and is counted among the medium-hard minerals. The green mineral occurs mainly in close paragenesis with azurite, from which it is formed by water absorption.
The find areas of malachite are diverse – they are located in Australia, Afghanistan, Brazil, China, Germany, Morocco, Mongolia, England, France, Romania, Russia, Spain, Zambia, Namibia, and the United States.
The greens of Malachite have a wide spectrum that can range from an intense dark green or even black green to emerald green or an elegant light green. The pure crystals have a glassy shine, sometimes a diamond-like sparkle. When agglomerated, the Malachite has a matt finish or a silky sheen.
The history of the noble mineral goes back many centuries before Christ. Already the ancient Egyptians made figures of the holy scarab from Malachite, Greeks, and Romans won from the rich green of Malachite paint for wonderful frescoes and paintings, and the crushed malachite powder was also used as an eyeshadow.
Even then the malachite was revered as a lucky and harmonious stone. Incidentally, the name malachite originally dates back to the Greek word ‘μαλάχη’ – ‘malache’ means mallow, whose magnificent foliage resembles the malachite green.
On the physical level, Malachite has a positive effect on the cardiovascular system and boosts the oxygen supply. It not only has a soothing effect on circulatory disorders but also provides a purifying and detoxifying effect.
From time immemorial, the Malachite is also known as the midwife stone, which is why it is said to have decongesting and soothing properties in births, the same is true for menstrual cramps. On the psychic level, Malachite activates our imagination and concentration.
Not only does this increase our creativity, but it also enhances the ability to really put our ideas into action. In love, Malachite ensures that we bring more understanding and sympathy to the emotions of others: the balance and harmony within a partnership are strengthened again, as is the bond with each other.
Malachite works best on the heart chakra. On the astrological level, he is assigned the star sign Aquarius, Capricorn and Scorpio. Since Malachite is a very sensitive stone, the direct sunlight should be avoided in any case.
It should also be recharged after each wearing. For unloading it is best to place it overnight in a dry bowl of hematite tumbled stones. For charging, rock crystals are the most suitable – in this way, you will enjoy your green lucky charm for a long time.