Malachite is a very popular semi-precious stone featuring beautiful designs in which the bands of lighter and darker green come together to produce swirls and patterns of unequal beauty in the gemstone world. Malachite sometimes occurs in copper mines and can be found along with turquoise, lapis lazuli and some other stones. The main source of malachite is Africa and the Ural Mountains of Russia.
Some believe that malachite can revitalize the body and mind when worn, and that it can help your adventurous side. It may also help stimulate the power of your imagination and enable you to become more decisive.