Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral. It can form acicular and prismatic crystals but is more commonly botryoidal, massive, or as stalactites. It is a vibrant green color often banded with light and dark greens and has a light green streak. Malachite is the result of the oxydation of copper sulfide minerals.
Properties - Malachite is an important protection stone. Malachite absorbs negative energiesand pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. Guards against radiation and clears electromagnetic pollution. Malachite clears, activates, and attunes to spiritual guidance.