Malachite Crystal Meaning - Mother of the tribe. Protects her child, loves nourishes, heals and teaches. Teaching to love ones self first, thereby allows one to love others. One of the Isis crystals, Isis is associated to this crystal through her loving and protective nature towards Horus.
Magical Use - Healing, invocation, gathering, attracting things, fertility, anti jealousy, anti- possessiveness
Healing Use - Glands, breasts, womb, feet, skin, heart, letting go.
Malachite Physical Properties
Malachite forms in the altered and oxidised regions with copper deposits, often with secondary minerals, including azurite(secondary mineral of copper with a blue colour). When crystals occur they are acicular or prismatic, and often twinned. Malachites usual habit is that of stalactic, botryoidal masses with a fibrous banded structure and crusts. The colour is deep green due to the copper content and it has a pale green streak. It has a vitreous to adamantine lustre on crystal faces and fibrous habits have a silky lustre. Malachite is transparent to opaque. Group CARBONATES, Composition Cu2CO3(OH)2, Hardness 3.5-4.0, Crystal structure MONOCLINIC.