RUSSIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCES, VOL. 13, ES2001, doi:10.2205/2013ES000529, 2013

Decorative grown malachite. Nature and technology

T. G. Petrov, E. N. Protopopov, A. V. Shuyskiy


The history of creation of industrial technology jewelry and semi-precious malachite and its main features were briefly described. Malachite produced by JENAVI (St. Petersburg, Russia) is identical to the natural in all of its physical, chemical, structural, decorative and performance properties. The peculiarities of the obtained material were discussed. The advantages of getting malachite at the factory are: nature conservation, production safety, the adjustability of the pattern, almost complete wastelessness and lower cost compared to the natural one. Photographs of grown malachite products are included.

Received 1 August 2013; accepted 13 August 2013; published 20 August 2013.

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Citation: Petrov T. G., E. N. Protopopov, A. V. Shuyskiy (2013), Decorative grown malachite. Nature and technology, Russ. J. Earth Sci., 13, ES2001, doi:10.2205/2013ES000529.

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