Malachite Sphere 50mm (180-200 grams) - DS ROCK SHOP
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Perfect for gift giving or keeping for yourself, this cool Malachite sphere from Dakota has stunning green colors and mesmerizing patterns.
Malachite is said to be TheStone of Transformation.
Malachite is a copper carbonate with a bright green color and dark green banding. Usually found near copper deposits, it is formed through the combination of carbonated water, limestone and copper. Famous malachite mines in the Ural mountains of Russia once produced 20 to ton blocks of the stone, while today it is primarily mined in Africa. Malachite was used extensively as decoration in the palaces of Russian tsars and forms the columns of St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia.