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Follow the links to learn more about the unique qualities of each turquoise mine and view sample photos. The turquoise stones from many of these mines are used in our wide selections of Native American Jewelry. You can also visit our Turquoise Learning Center to learn more about the history of turquoise, turquoise  ...


Turquoise Mines. a; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; v; w; x; y; z. a. Ajax Turquoise. The small Ajax mine, located in south central Nevada in the Royston area, is one of the relatively new turquoise mines. The mine yields stones from light blue with darker blue veins to a predominate dark green with light blue ...


Nevada Turquoise Mines: Producing fins gems for turquoise Jewelry in Silver and Gold, Custom Jewelry Art, Nevada mines, Royston.


Mar 18, 2015 ... Demand for the semi-precious rock has soared following the closure of important mines.


Number 8 turquoise is considered one of the great classic American turquoise mines. We explain the history and rarity of this fabulous stone and why we love it.


Nevada has several public mining sites where you can pay to dig for several varieties of minerals. The most popular and valuable are opals and turquoise. Nevada produces world-class varieties of these rare minerals in several locations . For a fee, you can spend the day digging for your own treasures!


Mt. Chalchihuitl is the largest known prehistoric turquoise mine in North America, with turquoise artifacts found from the site dating from around 1000 AD. Native miners excavated thousands of tons of waste rock at Mt. Chalchihuitl before Spanish invasion in the 16th century. Archeologists have recovered cultural materials at ...


Oct 18, 2017 ... Yet, relatively little is known about the early history of turquoise procurement and exchange in the region. University of Arizona researchers are starting to change that by blending archaeology and geochemistry to get a more complete picture of the mineral's mining and distribution in the region prior to the ...


HALLORAN SPRING TURQUOISE MINES In 1905, G. F. Kunz described the discovery of turquoise in the Halloran Spring area: "Mr. T. C. Bassett had observed in this neighborhood a small hillock where the float rock was seamed and stained with blue. On digging down a few feet, he found a vein of turquoise - a white ...