A carbonate containing 57% copper. Malachite is Azurite without the attached water molecule. Both are found in copper mines. It is a stone of transformation and balance, assisting one spiritual journey. Capable of stimulating intuition and insight while helping to clear past unwanted influences. It was once worn as a stone of protection
Disclaimer: Do not handle raw malachite for too long as the high copper levels are toxic for the human body. Do NOT put in water!