The opaque, green banded mineral malachite is a copper carbonate. Malachite often results from the weathering of copper ores and is heavily associated with limestone formations. Selenite is a a variety of gypsum. The name selenite is synonymous with gypsum but has been used historically to describe the transparent variety, as opposed to satin spar gypsum for the fibrous variety and alabaster for the fine grained form. Dolomite is a sedimentary carbonate mineral. An alternative name sometimes used for the dolomitic rock type is dolostone.
Deep green velvety malachite and translucent selenite on dolomite. These little pieces have so many beautiful colors. The green of the malachite looks amazing with the selenite crystals. Such a cute little piece!
Malachite is a stone of transformation and brings positive transformation again and again. Malachite also assists in making these transformation changes with a gentleness of the heart, easing the transition from one state to the other. Selenite is a stone of mental clarity. Clarity enhances mental flexibility and enables strong decision making abilities.
Weight: 30~50 grams