Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral. It has a monoclinic crystal system and a hardness of 3.5 - 4.
Malachite is considered one of the most powerful protection stones. It is said to protect against negative energies. Malachite is a stone of adventure that is believed to encourage risk-taking and change.
Malachite is also a stone used for abundance and prosperity, sheds light on what is hindering spiritual growth and enhances willpower, as well as intuition and creativity. Other benefits of Malachite include, clearing and cleansing all chakras, promotes healing and is believed to be absorb all types of radiation.