Malachite and its Metaphysical Healing Properties
Hardness (Mohs): 3.5–4.0
Color: Bright green, dark green, blackish green, commonly banded; green to yellowish green in transmitted light.
Transparency: Translucent to opaque
Luster: Adamantine to vitreous; silky if fibrous; dull to earthy if massive
Locations: Urals, Russia; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Gabon; Zambia; Tsumeb, Namibia; Mexico; Broken Hill, New South Wales; Lyon, France; Timna Valley, Israel; and the Southwestern United States, most notably in Arizona.
Malachite Keywords for Metaphysical Healing Properties: Transformation, Love
The word Malachite has a complex derivation but in the simplest context, the name comes from an ancient Greek word which translates to ‘mallow’ as relating to the stone’s resemblance to the leaves of the mallow plant. It is a common secondary copper mineral. It is often found banded, as crystalline crusts or aggregates; as botryoidal clusters, and even stripes.
Malachite is a stone of transformation. Malachite can balance higher love with well-being, protection, and spiritual evolution. Malachite can assist in making transformational changes with the gentle energy of the heart, easing the transition from one state to another.
Malachite is a stone of good fortune, prosperity, and abundance whereby malachite can help to transform a mental attitude and state of lack into one of abundant thinking. Malachite can assist in attracting productive and lucrative work or better career conditions. These transformations challenge victimization by demonstrating the real power of the higher self in developing intentions that lead to success and confidence.
Spiritual and Psychic Properties
Malachite is a very protective stone. Malachite can help to focus protection from evil and can be a protective aid during pregnancy and childbirth, and for children. Malachite can focus protection for travelers.
As a stone of transformation, malachite helps with spiritual evolution. Meditation or intentional use of this stone in spiritual practices can help to bring about a speeding up spiritual growth when an intention to grow spiritually and spiritual practices are part of the daily routine. Malachite can help to release energy blockages in the mind/body/spirit complex that has become fixed and stuck, inhibiting further growth and experience. Malachite has an energy that encourages spiritual growth and evolution through transformation and the accumulation of wisdom from experience.
As a part of the spiritual growth at the very end of a life term, malachite can ease the transformation from physical life through death, helping to make this trip gentle and without fear.
Mental and Emotional Properties
Mentally, Malachite is an excellent aid for concentration and the intellect, making it a beneficial stone for students and intellectually engaged professionals. Malachite can enhance the ability to multitask by helping concentration on each task in parallel without loss of information in any one task.
Malachite will help to counteract self-destructive romantic tendencies and encourage true unconditional love. Malachite helps balance romance, relationship and the individual’s state of being, enhancing emotional stability and balance in general.
Malachite can aid in relieving stress and anxiety by bringing a heightened feeling of inner peace and hope.
Malachite is a stone that bridges the energy of the heart and root chakras. Malachite is particularly useful for balancing and clearing the heart chakra.
Malachite is associated with the heart chakra.
Malachite Polished Form Jewelry
A Green Aventurine bracelet made by Voltlin that can bring the benefits of contact with this stone to the wearer.
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