Malachite crystallizes in the form of masses, tufts, rosettes, crusts, botryoidal configurations, compact fibrous layered structures, and rarely, stalactites and needle-like crystals and prismatic crystals with wedge-shaped terminations. The colour ranges from light to dark green. Some of the formations also exhibit a druse of small malachite crystals on the surface.
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Colour – Green
Appearance – Concentric light and dark bands and rosettes. All sizes, often tumbled or polished
Rarity – Easily obtained
Source – Zambia, Romania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Russia, Middle EastATTRIBUTES
Malachite is a powerful stone but one that needs to be handled with caution. It is best to be used by a qualified crystal therapist. It is toxic and should only be used in its polished form. Avoid breathing its dust. If used as a gem elixir, apply externally only or make by the indirect method of placing the stone in a glass container and standing this within spring water so that the stone does not touch the water.
Malachite amplifies both positive and negative energies. It grounds spiritual energies onto the planet. It is believed by some people that Malachite is still evolving and will be one of the most important healing stones of the new millennium.
Malachite is already an important protection stone. It absorbs negative energies and pollutants easily, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. It should be cleansed before and after use by placing it on a Quartz cluster in the sun (do not use salt which will damage the surface).
Malachite soaks up Plutonium pollution, and guards against radiation of all kinds. It should be placed in the home of anyone who lives near a nuclear or natural radiation source. It clears electromagnetic pollution and heals earth energies. It has a strong affinity with nature and the devic* forces.
This stone clears and activates chakras and attunes to spiritual guidance. Placed on the third eye*, it activates visualization and psychic vision. On the heart it brings balance and harmony. It opens the heart to unconditional love.
Malachite can be used for scrying* or to access other worlds, inner or outer*. Journeying through it convoluted patterns releases the mind and stimulates pictures. It can assist in receiving insights from the subconscious or messages from the future. Psychologically, Malachite is a stone of transformation. Life is lived more intensely under the influence of this adventurous stone, which encourages risk taking and change. It mercilessly shows what is blocking your spiritual growth. Malachite draws out deep feelings and psychosomatic causes, breaks unwanted ties and worn out patterns, and teaches how to take responsibility for one’s actions, thoughts and feelings. It releases inhibitions and encourages expressing feeling. This stone develops empathy with other people, showing how it would feel to be in their place. It alleviates shyness, and supports friendships. Malachite is useful for psycho-sexual problems, especially when these have been caused by traumatic past-life sexual experience. It assists the rebirthing process.
Mentally, Malachite goes to the core of the problem, enhancing intuition and insight. It helps alleviate mental disturbances, including psychiatric illness, and combats dyslexia. It strengthens the ability to absorb and process information, makes you observant, and helps in understanding difficult concepts.
Placed on the solar plexus, Malachite facilitates deep emotional healing. It releases negative experiences and old traumas, bringing supressed feelings to the surface and restoring the ability to breathe deeply. At this point, it balances the heart and naval chakras*, revealing insights. At an emotional level, it may make moods more intense but quick to change. Malachite can be used for inner exploration. It stimulates dreams and brings memories vividly to life. However, Malachite may need to be supported in the healing and transformation process by other stones.HEALING
Malachite is an extremely versatile healing stone. It is particularly useful for cramps, including menstrual cramps, and facilitates childbirth – it has been called the midwife stone.
It resonates with the female sexual organs and treats every sexual dis-ease* this stone lowers blood pressure, treats asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, growths travel sickness, vertigo, the optic nerve, pancreas, spleen, and the parathyroid. It aligns DNA and cellular structure, and enhances the immune system. Malachite stimulates the liver to release toxins, reducing acidification of tissues. It treats diabetes when worn around the waist.POSITION
Wear on the left hand or place on the third eye Position as appropriate for healing. Place on solar plexus absorb negative emotion. Use polished Malachite and indirect method for elixir preparation. Apply externally. Note: malachite may cause slight heart palpitations, in which case remove immediately and place with ROSE QUARTZ or RHODONITE."The Crystal Bible" volume 1 - Judy Hall Pages 182-185
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