Malachite Tumblestone (Small)

Malachite Tumblestone (Small)

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25-30mm - Sold Individually

Origin:   South Africa

Crystal type:   Carbonate family. Malachite is a green, very common secondary copper mineral with a widely variable habit. Typically it is found as crystalline aggregates or crusts, often banded in appearance, like agates. It is also often found as botryoidal clusters of radiating crystals, and as mammillary aggregates as well. Single crystals and clusters of distinguishable crystals are uncommon, but when found they are typically acicular to prismatic. 

Chemical Composition:   Cu2CO3(OH)2

Hardness:   On Mohs scale of mineral hardness - grade 3.5-4 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)

Colour:   Magnificent green colour with stunning banding of very dark to nearly black in the best specimens. These lovely green stones have intricate and fascinating markings.

Uses: Crystals are a gift of nature that have been cherished and appreciated by humankind for for millennia. There are countless ways we can incorporate crystals into our daily lives. Placed around the home, worn as jewellery or simply held in the hand they remind us of our relationship with nature and Mother Earth.

It is known that crystals, due to their atomic makeup, hold heat and focus light energy, the often used example is quartz crystals being used in watches to generate an electric charge. Beyond this, it is said that crystals and gemstones have different energies that can be used to enhance your own energetic vibrations. Each gemstone is known for its unique 'energetic' properties.

Properties:  Protection - Balance - Love

These eye catching mesmerizing Malachite tumblestones will help to manifest abundance, balance the heart chakra. Traditionally a stone of protection, Malachite is said to be a powerful emotional cleanser helping to remove past traumas, and negative emotions, bringing harmony into your life. In healing Malachite is believed to lower blood pressure and to detoxify the liver. The copper content in Malachite is said to ease rheumatism and arthritis.

Historical Uses/Folklore: Named in antiquity (see Pliny the Elder, 79 CE) molochitus after the Greek μαλαχή, "mallows," in allusion to the green color of the leaves. Known in the new spelling, malachites, at least by 1661. Malachite was the metal of Venus and the ancient followers of the goddess were attributing important powers to the stone. In Roma, it was named the peacock stone, which was the emblem of the goddess Juno. Often cut in a triangle, reputed to protect against the Evil Eye, witchcraft, and evil spirits

Chakra:   Heart (Anahata), Third Eye (Ajna), Throat (Vishuddha)

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  • The size, shape and colour of the product you will receive may differ slightly from the products shown in the image.
  • Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Mandara Crystals does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.