This Article explores some of the interesting history and speculation about the" Malachite Man" which was found here at our mine. This is a link to the article "Moab Man" - "Malachite Man"
AZURITE AND MALACHITE CONCRETIONS ALONG THE LISBON VALLEY FAULT IN THE CRETACEOUS DAKOTA SANDSTONE, SOUTHEAST, UTAH
This article was originally published in 2018 for the University of Utah Geology Department.
Thank you to The University of Utah Geology Department, Kyle C. Mika, Marjorie A. Chan, and Erich U. Petersen for publishing this report and giving us permission to use it on our site.
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The Blue Crystal Mines property was previously known as Big Indian Copper MIne. The Following article was written by Arnold G. Hampson for Rock and Mineral magazine. It was titled Minerals of the Big Indian Copper MIne, San Juan County, Utah. This Article was Published in the November/ December 1993 issue of Rock and Mineral magazine.
This is a link to post that disscusses La Sal Azurite: