Malachite is found in Australia, Chile, France, Mexico, Morocco, Nambia, the southwestern USA, and Zaire.
On the Mohs scale of hardness, it is a 3.5 to 4, a relatively soft stone.
The colors are a combination of intense blue with green inclusions.
Malachite promotes growth and builds up strength.
It helps ease heart pain, as well as promotes understanding and spirituality.
Do not use an ultrasonic.
Clean by gently scrubbing with a designated soft “baby” toothbrush and
mild dish soap (not lemon scented) and warm water.