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Perfect for gift giving or keeping for yourself, these gemstone specimens from Dakota Stones come conveniently packed in a clear plastic terrarium that serves as protection for your new, unique gemstone specimen but also serves as a great display case for you to keep in your collection.
Each specimen will vary in size and shape. Yours is truly one-of-a-kind!
Malachite is said to be The Stone of Transformation.
Disclaimer: This item should be handled with care. It is not a toy. If taken out of the display terrarium it came in, please be sure to wash your hands after handling.
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.