Malachite for collectors
Discover our selection of interesting malachites currently available online.
On this page, you will discover our selection of interesting malachites for collectors. We have selected malachite stones for all budgets. At the top of our selection, you will find the rarest (large malachite stones) and most sought after malachites. At the bottom of our selection, you will find malachite stones accessible to all.
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RARE GREEN MALACHITES AVAILABLE TODAY:
A selection of rare malachite stones for collectors
Green malachites are very popular among mineral collectors for their beauty and rarity. You will find on this page, our daily seleciton of natural malachite slices including some very impressive Museum-quality specimens. Some very large 24LB green malachites are regularly displayed on this page. They come from famous malachite mines like Bisbee in Arizona or Kolwesi in Congo where malachite stalactites are regularly found.
What is a malachite ?
Malachite is an opaque green-banded mineral, technically it is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. It is often proposed online in large malachite slices or malachite geodes. Some people are also producing malachite beads or bowls. Malachite is often found mixed with azurite mineral which creates a wonderful green and blue machite azurite stone, a must-have for any mineral collectors.
Where to find malachite ?
Malachite are found in several parts of the world like Russia, Congo (Zaire), Australia and the USA. Famous US localities to find malachites are the Bisbee mine in Arizona, Juab country in Utah or Socorro in New Mexico. Of course, very large and pure malachite stones are nearly impossible to find yourself that's why many collectors are acquiring them online on websites like ours.
How to get a malachite stone from here ?
It is very simple : have a look to our selection of more than 200 interesting malachite minerals. Click on the one you like and we will automatically redirect you towards a website where you can get it.
A rare example of a 24.64LB Natural malachite slice mineral specimen
Raw malachite for collectors
Raw malachite is highly sought after by collectors and by jewelers or artists. Raw malachite stones keep their authenticity and beauty and one can decide whether or not to polish them, make malachite balls or malachite necklaces. One can also present a beautiful piece of raw malachite on a case or display and make it a very nice piece in a rare mineral collection. Malachite is highly sought after for its beauty and rarity.
Large malachite stones available
Great mineral collectors are looking for large malachite stones for their collection. While malachite is found regularly, it is very rare to find large malachite stones of high purity. This type of large stones is therefore very valuable on the market and collectors compete for the most beautiful pieces. Every day we search the web for the finest large malachite stones and add them to our selection on this page. That's why many collectors use Collector's Secret every day to keep an eye on which rare minerals are available. You can also produce some malachite slabs with big malachite stones.
What is the value of green malachites ?
The rarest malachite stones can reach a very high value. For example a 20.02LB Natural malachite slice mineral specimen can be found in mineral auctions online around $1,000. But you will find here some more common malachite minerals like a 6.09LB natural glossy malachite at around $50. It means all collectors can find a malachite here whatever budget he has.
Malachite price per carat
At today's rates, the malachite price per carat is around 2 dollars.
Malachite price per gram
At today's rates, the malachite price per gram is around $0,1.
Malachite price per kg
At today's rates, the malachite price per gram is around $100.
Malachite price per pound
At today's rates, the malachite price per gram is around $45.
Why is Malachite expensive?
Malachite is a fairly expensive mineral because its production is limited and it is difficult to supply very pure malachite without azurite. The size and color variations of the malachite stone also have a great influence on its valuation. We have selected different quality levels of malachite on this page so that everyone can find the right malachite for their wallet.
Virtues of the malachite in lithotherapy
In lithotherapy, malachite has several interesting properties. Malachite would be a beneficial stone in the fight against anxieties and negative energies. A soothing stone, it would avoid insomnia. Mineral of introspection, malachite would refer to its emotions, to its deep self. Product of the alteration of copper, it would have the same healing virtues with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It would strengthen the immune system, would relieve the pains, would support the expression of the feelings, would develop the empathy and would decrease the shyness. Malachite would have the property to remove inhibitions, thus opening the way to development, change and personal growth. This mineral would absorb negative energies, pollutants from the atmosphere and the body, electromagnetic waves and would protect from radiation. Malachite would be a perfect stone to harmonize and balance the Heart Chakra (4th).
. "Malachite". American Mineralogical Crystal Structure Database. University of Arizona (department of Geology)
. The Book of Talismans, Amulets and Zodiacal Gems, by William Thomas and Kate Pavitt, , p. 254
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