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History of Malachite:

Mineral malachite occurs in egyptian tomb paintings since the Fourth dynasty, in european paintings it seems to have been of importance mainly in the 15th and 16th centuries.

When was Malachite used?

Discovery Used until
Antiquity (Egyptians) 16th century

Use of Malachite among paintings in the SchackGallery, Munich:

Source: Kühn