Astro West Fine Minerals

Malachite Carving – Hippopotamus


This gorgeous malachite hippopotamus has been hand-carved and -polished out of high quality malachite from the DRC. Malachite is a lusciously hued, bright and dark green banded copper carbonate mineral that often grows with azurite. Mined for thousands of years, it has historically been used as a gemstone, as a decorative stone, and as a pigment for painting.

Malachite helps to open the heart chakra and aids with transformation and spiritual growth.

Dimensions: 3-5/8"L x 1"W x 1-5/8"H, Weight: 177 g

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