Malachite, Goethite & Calcite - Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
WxHxD: 9.5x4x8cm= 3.7x1.5x3.14in
Malachite is a common copper mineral with a wide occurrence and brilliant green color. It is often banded in appearance and is usually found as crusts or crystal clusters. Can be found as a pseudomorph after azurite crystals.
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2; Hardness: 3.5-4; monoclinic
Goethite is the yellow- or reddish-brown alpha polymorph of iron(III) oxide-hydroxide, typically occurring in low-temperature environments. Goethite has been well known since ancient times for its use as the pigment brown ochre. The mineral was named after the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
α-Fe3+O(OH); Hardness 5 - 5½; Orthorhombic
Calcite forms in many different geologic environments. Usually colorless or white it can occur in many tints due to the inclusion of minor constituents during formation. It has possibly more habits of occurrence than any other mineral.
CaCO3 Hardness 3; trigonal
Malachite is a stone for transformation. It pulls and absorbs painful energy into itself so you can learn to let go and move forward. It stimulates higher reasoning and helps one start new endeavors. It can help ease the condition of vertigo and provide comfort and strength during labor.
Goethite supports finding joy in the journey of life, combining pragmatism with imagination, and energizing the pursuit of discovery. It supports connection with Earth so can help with dowsing and the use of divining rods.
Calcite is used for energy cleansing and amplification and is excellent for support in learning new things and progressing in a healing practice. The Iceland Spar variety is exceptionally well suited for awareness in communication, increasing clarity and reminding us that words can have two meanings.
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