Into the Depths Malachite
Deep vibrant colors and a really nice large piece of Malachite. Polished overall, great circles, lines and depth of color.
Into the Depths Malachite Specimen 7 1/2” x 2 1/2”
The stone's name is from the Greek word for "mallow", a green herb. Malachite was used as a mineral pigment in green paints (found in the paintings of Egyptian tombs) eye shadows, and adornment. Malachite is extensively mined at King Solomon's Mines.
Russian czars used Malachite for ornaments and paneling for their castles, and intricate inlay work. 3.5 to 4 Moh’s hardness.
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