Astrologicaly it is belived to be a strong protector of children. It is said to protect the wearer from accidents and protects travelers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone for balance in relationships.
Malachite is normally found in green color, usually in banded tones varying from very dark green to a pale mellow green. Most malachite is mined from Zaire, Chile and Australia.
Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadows both for males & females. It is still used in amulets to protect against the evil eye. In the Middle Ages it was used to protect children from witches and other dangers.
Healing With Malachite:
It is strongly believed that should not be used for physical healing. It has been known as the "mirror of the soul". It is variable in its condition. It reaches the inner feelings of the person and reflects what is there, negative or positive. It is so beautiful that one would like to wear it in jewelry.