Malachite is a popular stone which has light and dark green banded areas. Many beautiful specimens of malachite contain special combinations with other minerals, such as azurite, cuprite, or chrysocolla.
Malachite can be found in Zaire, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, Chile, Australia, Arizona and New Mexico/USA. It is a relatively soft stone, and ranges between 3.5 to 4 on the Mohs scale of hardness.
Its powers include: protection, power, peace, love, and success in business. It is worn to detect impending danger, and is assumed to break into pieces when danger is near. It is the guardian stone of travelers. Promotes inner peace and hope, provides protection and security.
|Light green to deep green||Malachite is the guardian stone of travelers. This elegant green stone measures 3.5 – 4.0 on the Mohs scale.|