Merchant Stone | Cloak & Shield | Heart Aid PRIMARY CHAKRA: Heart ZODIAC: Capricorn and Scorpio ELEMENT: Fire NUMERIC VIBRATION: 9 HARDNESS: 3.5 - 4 MINERAL CLASS: Carbonates CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: Copper Hydroxide Scientific Properties Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral with Mohs hardness of 3.4 - 4. Most Malachite are cut from botryoidal masses with fibrous banding of lighter and darker shades are vivid green. It rarely occurs in crystal form, and the crystals are usually long prismatic to needle shape. Malachite sometimes occurs intergrown with Azurite (Malachite-Azurite), or with Chrysocolla (Malachite -Chrysocolla). Today, the most important Malachite source is Zaire. Other Malachite deposits are found in South Africa, Australia, Chile as in the USA. Metaphysical Properties Malachite is known as a protection crystal from negative energy and is recommended as a business stone for protection and prosperity. It activates a psychic radar and has the ability to cloak ad shield against adverse and hostile energies. Malachite emanates the healthiest energy pattern for the heart. It assists with maintaining emotional balance and enhancing inner vision to see one's own emotional traps and pitfalls. Malachite is not just a heart chakra crystal, it stimulates the solar plexus crystal to enhance willpower. It enhances and strengthens resistance to things that are not in healthy alignment for one’s journey. It instills confidence and self-responsibility while progressing on one's spiritual journey using the right actions. According to Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsian in ”The Book of Stones”, Malachite is also one of the few green Fire element minerals. It holds the ”yang” (masculine ) polarity of copper’s powerful electrical conductivity. Malachite harmonizes with Tiger Eye for physical energy and protection. Malachite harmonizes with Moganite for balancing the heart. It also works easily with other copper-based minerals such as Azurite, Turquoise, Shattuckite, Chrysocolla, and Ajoite. MINDFUL AWARENESS: This listing is for one large malachite. Natural gemstone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have tiny flaw and variation of colors. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece its own unique gemstone which will vary in color and size. Sacred Stone Collections is not an independent therapy, but one that is part of a holistic healing approach. By using this site and associated materials, you acknowledge and agree that you personally assume responsibility for your use or misuse of this information.
Malachite - Large