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Prehistoric turquoise mining in California has been treated in a cursory fashion, and the papers which address this industry are based upon field work prior to 1930. The intensity of mining and its relationship to cultural development in the Southwest suggests this activity warrants detailed analysis. This article addresses the ...


Schiffer Publishing Turquoise Mines, Minerals, and Wearable Art, 2nd Edition - Explore the fascinating history and contemporary influence of turquoise as a gemstone of choice for collectors, artists, and jewelry wearers. Immerse yourself in its history from ancient times to the present, and the influence of Native American ...


Amazon.com: Turquoise Mines, Minerals, and Wearable Art, 2nd Edition ( 9780764353642): Mark P. Block: Books.


Turquoise mines have operated for thousands of years across the globe. Learn more about the turquoise mines producing the most sought-after stones.


Check out our hand cut Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons! We carry every grade of this rare American Turquoise icon in cabochons. We have deep blue, medium blue, light blue, green, "Smoky Bisbee", and Spiderweb Turquoise cabochon from the famous Southern Arizona mine. All gemstones are 100% genuine Bisbee and ...


Jun 25, 2012 ... The history of the turquoise mines of Cerrillos New Mexico. A photo tour of the Cerrillos Hills Historic Park.


The Number 8 Turquoise mine was discovered in 1925 and first mined in 1929. The Number 8 mine is located in Eureka County Nevada. Since 1976 there has been no Number 8 Turquoise mined. There is however, an existing stock pile that Mr. Dowell Ward, the last owner of the Number 8 mine, had stocked away for later  ...


Turquoise is found in its natural state in places with dry climates around the world . It can be mined in the U.S., Mexico, Iran, Chile, China, and Tibet. While the characteristics of each stone are very similar, different mines produce slight variations of turquoise. Advertisement. Advertisement. Let's take a look at some of the ...


Oct 14, 2009 ... The oldest mine of any kind on the North American continent, the Cerrillos turquoise mine just south of Santa Fe, New Mexico, dates back at least 2000 years. Native American Pueblo peoples dug deep into the stony ground using antlers and stone mauls to bring up the precious turquoise, a true labor of ...