Cu₃(CO₃)₂(OH)₂and Cu₂CO₃(OH)₂ - Mohs Hardness: 3 – 4. Azurite and Malachite are basic carbonates of copper. The two stones are often found mixed together creating beautiful patterns. Azurite is believed to fortify memory and intellectual receptivity. It is believed to help ease rheumatism. Malachite is also believed to ease rheumatism. It is a symbol of creativity and is used to make one conscience of fears and desires.
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