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Characteristics of Malachite
Copper Carbonate Hydroxide, Cu2CO3 (OH) 2
3.5 to 4 Mohs
3.6 to 4.05
from light green to intense green
Used for millennia for its soothing virtues, Malachite is intriguing with its intense green colour. In jewellery, ornaments of decorative objects or even rolled stone, it can be appreciated in all its forms. Discover the history of Malachite and the many benefits it brings to body and mind.
Virtues and benefits of Malachite
- Reduces muscle pain
- Builds self-confidence
- Calms menstrual pain
- Protects against nightmares and sleep disturbances
- Intensifies the immune system
- Reduces negative feelings (anxiety, stress)
- Eliminates toxins from the liver
Where does the name Malachite come from?
Of Latin origin, the term “malachite’s” means “through”. This name is a derivative of the ancient Greek “molochē “and the variant “malach qui “which designates the plant Mauve. The leaves of this plant have many veins and are a powerful green. A strong resemblance to the Malachite stone!
A legend says that its name is a derivative of the Greek “malakos” which designates softness. Being a fragile stone and sensitive to heat, it is a term which would correspond to Malachite.
History & origin of the Malachite stone
Adored by the Egyptians, the Malachite symbolized eternal youth and rebirth. To designate life after death, the Egyptians even spoke of the “domain of the Malachite”. In their beliefs, death is new life and this stone is its representation. In order to protect their pregnancy, women in Egypt wore Malachite around their necks. They associated the stone with Thouéris, hippopotamus goddess and protector of motherhood.
To protect themselves from possible injuries, Greek fighters wore Malachite as an amulet around their neck or as a bracelet. This green stone helped them to heal more easily thanks to its medicinal properties. Decorative stone at the temple of Artemis in Ephesus, Malachite holds a precious place in Greek civilization.
In the Middle Ages, the virtues of Malachite evolved. Some believe that this stone helps to understand animals. Others use it as a shield against the evil eye. And specially to protect children against the deadly diseases of the time.
Since modern times, Malachite has been used as an ornament for many decorative objects. Even today, we find its intense green pigments in illuminations and murals.
Malachite is found all over the world. Deposits exist in Australia, the United States, Italy and even in France. Malachite is a secondary mineral which forms in copper deposits. This stone amazes researchers with its precise and sparkling reliefs.
Composition of the Malachite Stone
Composed of copper carbonate hydroxide, Malachite has a monoclinic crystal system. On the Mohs scale, its hardness varies from 3.5 to 4 which makes it a rather fragile stone. It is easy to scratch and dissolves in acid. Its density is between 3.65 and 4.05.
Fascinating stone, its green color can range from pale to deeper green. Reduced to powder, it can be used as a pigment for art. The term Malachite also designates a color in clothing and decoration.
Properties of Malachite Stone
Malachite is a stone which absorbs energies. It therefore helps to heal muscle pain. Putting the stone directly on the painful area relieves the body. This stone is also used to soothe asthma attacks.
The copper contribution of Malachite relieves painful periods. By putting the stone on the stomach, stomach cramps become less frequent. In crystal healing, this stone is also used in people suffering from bleeding or circulation problems.
An anti-inflammatory stone, Malachite helps reduce infections. It helps to purify the liver more effectively. With this stone, the body quickly evacuates harmful elements for the body. Malachite stimulates the body and helps increase endurance.
Placed on the top of the stomach, Malachite promotes the circulation of energies. It opens our mind to facilitate the expression of feelings. Wearing a Malachite bracelet strengthens self-confidence and facilitates interaction with others.
The green colour of Malachite leads to hope and serenity. Its energies drive out negative thoughts. It helps fight feelings of anxiety and stress. This stone provides real moral support.
Malachite is often referred to as a stone of protection. It serves as a shield to ward off nightmares and promotes serene sleep. Malachite stone helps overcome difficult nights by reducing mental restlessness.
What is the power of the Malachite stone?
Major chakra, the heart chakra is the fourth chakra. Located between the throat and the breastbone, it acts on the vital organs. It represents our relationships with others and all of our emotions. Thanks to Malachite, this chakra regains its balance. The vibrations of the stone will activate the energies of the body to turn them towards this chakra. In the event of an imbalance of the heart chakra, a feeling of rejection and repoli on oneself can appear.
Located just below the navel, the sacral chakra is the second chakra. For the body, this chakra represents the organs where fluids circulate such as the bladder or the kidneys. Carrying a Malachite stone on you balances the sacral chakra. Malachite strengthens self-confidence and the sacral chakra helps to assert oneself in front of others. But if it comes to imbalance, the body can suffer from disorders.
Which stones to associate with Malachite?
In crystal healing, the colour of the stones represents the strength of the energies. Stones with similar colours then have the same virtues. But when it comes to Malachite, its energies are too strong to associate with another stone.
Malachite vampirizes the energies of other stones. By wearing it with Lapis Lazuli or Amethyst, there is a risk these gems lose their saving powers. Malachite is therefore worn alone, but it is sufficient on its own.
How to clean and recharge the Malachite Stone?
All the stones that are used to fight negative energies are cleaned regularly. However, Malachite absorbs energies just as easily as water. This is why to purify it; it should not be put in a water bath. However, it is possible to fumigate the Malachite stone. Just pass it over the smoke of incense, sandalwood or sage.
By dint of being worn, the stone loses its protective energies. To recharge it, you must place the Malachite near a source of natural light. Another method is to bury the stone for a few days in the earth. Thus, it comes into contact with the energies of Nature and recharges itself. Malachite is also recharged with an Amethyst geode.