noun. a green or blue mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects.
- atomic number 29
- molochitis (Latin)
- μαλαχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Sentences with malachite
1. Noun, singular or mass
If the water is rich with copper, then malachite or turquoise will form.
Fish Channel advises treating infected fish by bathing them in water treated with malachite green.
The countertop is faux malachite; the floor is a symmetrical mosaic of forest-green and white penny tiles.
4. Noun, plural
Some minerals like malachite are no surprise because the green rock leaves a green streak.