|Mineral||mineral species Malachite|
|Category||Crystals and geodes|
|Group||Crystals on ganges|
|Formula Cu2CO3(OH)2] MALACHITE|
|O||Oxygen||Other no metal||36.18%|
|C||Carbon||Other no metal||5.42%|
|H||Hydrogen||Other no metal||0.91%|
Malachite is a mineral species from the carbonate group. Malachite is a green colored stone with shades from light green to dark green drawing lines in the mineral, its crystals are acicular or prismatic, and can reach several centimeters. Malachite forms in the oxidation zone of copper sulfides. Malachite is used as an ornamental stone, but also in jewelry.