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Malachite Information

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Southern and central Africa, green
1.2 Color
Green
1.3 Streak
Green
1.4 For which Rashi?
Capricorn, Scorpio, Capricorn, Scorpio, Capricorn, Scorpio
1.5 Planet
Venus
1.6 Element of Planets
Earth
1.7 How to Wear?
1.7.1 Finger
Not Available
1.7.2 Ring Metal
Not Available
1.8 Energy
Receptive
1.9 Deities
Freyja
1.10 Not to wear with
Not Available
1.11 Powers
Protection
1.12 Birthstone
1.12.1 Planetary
Not Available
1.12.2 Talisman
Not Available
2 Physical Properties
2.1 Tenacity
Not Available
2.2 Solubility
Not Available
2.3 Durability
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
3.25-4.10
2.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, Conchoidal, Gemstones (2009), Uneven
2.6 Cleavage
Perfect on { 2 01} fair on {010}
2.7 Mohs Hardness
3.5-4
2.8 Chemical Composition
Cu2CO3(OH)2
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Adamantine, Vitreous, Silky, Fibrous
3.2 Pleochroism
Not Available
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
None
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
Opaque
3.5 Refractive Index
1.655-1.909
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
monoclinic
3.8 Birefringence
0.254
3.9 Clarity
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
4 Benefits
4.1 Physical
4.1.1 Neurological
Not Available
4.1.2 Cardiovascular
Not Available
4.1.3 Respiratory
Not Available
4.1.4 Reproductive
Not Available
4.1.5 Digestive
Not Available
4.2 Psychology
Not Available
4.3 Healing
Not Available
4.4 Qualities Associated
Not Available

Malachite Details

The healing properties and qualities associated with the gemstones may vary with respect to different zodiac signs. In Asian countries, the art of using crystals for therapeutic uses has been documented centuries ago. In this art of crystal healing, Malachite Benefits have been well identified and tested. However, it should be ensured that before wearing this gemstone, Malachite information and the science related to it should be well-understood.

The belief that Malachite is useful in healing one's physical and mental ailments, is recognized since centuries. Gemologists believe that prominent gem criteria are its radiated energies, the streak and the Talismanic properties. All these factors are highly governed by Physical Properties of Malachite such as cleavage, fracture and specific gravity. Some prominent Malachite details and interesting facts are provided here.

  • Origin: Primarily obtained in green and Southern and central Africa.
  • Color: Common colors observed are Green.
  • Chemical Formula: Cu2CO3(OH)2.
  • Powers: Protection.