Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral with a hardness of 3.5 to 4. Most Malachite seen on the market is cut from botryoidal masses with fibrous banding of lighter and darker shades of vivid green. Malachite may occur, rarely, in crystals are usually long prismatic to needle-shaped. With its vibrant green color and smooth feel, malachite jewelry is gorgeous. Whether you get a pair of malachite earrings, a cocktail ring, or a cuff bracelet with malachite, this gemstone will enhance your outfit and offer you a unique look.