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  • Malachite Tumbled Gemstone – Heart & Throat Chakra Crystal, Genuine RP0331

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  • Large Malachite Tumbled Gemstone – Heart & Throat Chakra Crystal, Genuine

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  • Polished Copper Malachite – Tumbled Aura Meditation Spiritual Healing Gift Transformation Crystal

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  • Certified A-Grade Malachite Large Tumblestone – Spiritual Healing Crystal Stone

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  • A-Grade Malachite Tumblestone, Healing Crystal Specimen, Beautiful Green Mineral

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Malachite is a mineral that is composed of copper carbonate hydroxide, with the chemical formula Cu2CO3(OH)2. It is known for its bright green color and unique banding patterns, which are caused by different levels of oxidation of the copper minerals in the stone. Malachite is often found in association with other copper minerals, such as azurite, cuprite, and chrysocolla.

Malachite has a hardness of 3.5 to 4 on the Mohs scale, making it a relatively soft mineral that is easily scratched. It has a monoclinic crystal structure, and its green color is due to the presence of copper ions in its chemical composition. Malachite is typically found in small quantities, and is valued by collectors and mineral enthusiasts for its beauty and unique patterns.

In addition to its aesthetic qualities, malachite also has practical uses in industry and technology. It is used as an ore of copper, and is also used in the production of pigments, green glass, and ceramics. It has also been used historically as a source of pigment for painting and decorative arts.

In terms of its metaphysical properties, malachite is believed to have a number of healing properties. It is thought to promote emotional healing, balance the chakras, and provide protection against negative energies. It is also said to have a calming and soothing effect on the mind and body, and to promote spiritual growth and inner peace.

Overall, malachite is a beautiful and fascinating mineral with a rich history and a wide range of uses. Its unique green color and banding patterns make it a sought-after gemstone, and its metaphysical properties make it a popular choice for healing and spiritual practices.