Azurite – Malachite
Chemical Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 – Cu2CO3(OH)2
Azurite and malachite are individual minerals that can form together, creating a beautiful multi-color stone. Both are copper oxide carbonates, and their chemical formulas are almost identical. Azurite-malachite was treasured by native Americans for it’s landscape-like appearance.
Individually Azurite is a psychic enhancement stone, while Malachite is a heart healing stone. Together these minerals help with letting go of emotional burdens, and encourage intuition. Azurite-Malachite has high amounts of copper that aid in blood flow and therefore can help with a speedy recovery after surgery by holding, or carrying the stone.