Malachite, Rosasite, Goethite & Barite - Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
WxHxD: 13x6x9cm= 5.1x2.3x3.5in
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
Rosasite is a zinc-copper carbonate hydroxide, occurring in the secondary oxidation zone of copper-zinc deposits. The color is blue-green, and the habit is fibrous. It is named after its type locality, the Rosas mind in Sardinia, Italy.
(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2; Hardness 4½; 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
Barite the primary ore of barium, is a high-density barium sulfate with a wide range of industrial uses. It occurs mainly as clusters of tabular crystals or white bladed masses, also in yellow, brown, grey and blue. Barite has a high specific gravity that causes it to be very heavy for a non-metallic mineral. Due to its high-density barite can block gamma-rays and x-rays.
BaSO4; Hardness 3; Orthorhombic
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.
Rosasite supports calming emotions, in particular one’s faith in the pefect nature of the universe. Relating to the 5th and 6th chakras, it assists in recognizing one’s personal mantra and other information from one’s higher guidance.
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.
Barite supports the recognition and pursuit of our Inner visions and energetic alignment. Barite (especially in the “rose” form) supports loving communication, friendship and teamwork
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