The Egyptians are the first to research and use malachite extensively. They exploited the mines of malachite since 4000 BC It would have symbolized joy for the Egyptians.

She was particularly linked to Hathor, the goddess of love, beauty, music, motherhood and joy. Hathor was also the patron saint of miners.

Today, like meny stones, malachite is used in jewelry to make a necklace or bracelet. We can see the mineral in cosmetic products and help a lot thanks to its antioxidant and detoxifying properties.

The main deposits of malachite stone are located in Australia, Brazil, Chile, Congo, the United States, France, Israel, Rhodesia, Russia and Zaire.

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