Natural azurite rough rock specimens with traces of malachite. Shown with a quarter to illustrate size.
Malachite and azurite are both copper based gemstones. Malachite is azurite without the attached water molecule.
As a healing stone, it is a stone of transformation assisting ones spiritual journey. It is said to be capable of stimulating intuition and insight while helping to clear past unwanted influences. It was once worn as a stone of protection.