Malachite is a green copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. It was originally used for producing copper metal. Today it is used as a gemstone, a sculpting material, for bead making, and as a pigment.
NOTE: The item photographed is similar to the one you will receive. These specimens are approximately 1" in length, and weigh approximately 0.2 to 0.4 ounces each. Country of Origin: Congo.