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Turquoise Colors

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Turquoise Colors

Turquoise Colors

Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminium, with the chemical formula

CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O

It is rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years because of the unique hue and variation different Turquoise Colors produce.

Turquoise Colors

Here is a list of high grade turquoise:

  • Classic Bisbee Turquoisefrom Arizona
  • Classic Nevada Blue Gem Turquoise
  • Carico Lake Lime Green Turquoise
  • Brown Spider Web Tortoise Turquoise
  • High grade Dry Creek Red Spider Web
  • Dark Green Damale Turquoise
  • Manassa Green Turquoise from Colorado
  • Morenci Blue Turquoise from Arizona
  • Mint Green Tortoise Turquoise from Nevada
  • Fox Aqua Blue Green Turquoise
  • Yellow Ivory Tortoise
  • Classic Natural Sleeping Beauty “Robin’s Egg Blue”
  • Pilot Mountain Boulder or Ribbon Turquoise
  • Yellow Spider Web Damale Turquoise
  • High grade Number 8 Turquoise
  • Turquoise Mountain Electric Blue with Golden Brown Web
  • Villa Grove Turquoise from Colorado
  • Blue Wind Fine Black Spider Web Turquoise
  • Kingman Classic Blue Turquoise
  • Lookout Mountain Blue with Black Spider Web Turquoise
  • Classic Pilot Mountain Blue to Green Fade Turquoise
  • Royston Turquoise “Royal Blue”
  • Classic Stormy Mountain Turquoise
  • Tibetan Spider Web Sky Blue Turquoise
  • Electric Blue Ithaca Peak Turquoise with Pyrite Matrix

In many cultures of the past, Turquoise has been highly sought after for thousands of years as a holy stone, and a bringer of good fortune. The oldest evidence for this claim dates back to near 3,000 before Christ, in ancient Egypt, where grave furnishings included turquoise inlays. In the ancient Persian Empire, the sky-blue gemstones as they were known, were worn round the neck and wrist as protection against unnatural death. If they changed color, the wearer was thought to have reason to fear the approach of doom.

Turquoise Colors

Learn more about Turquoise Colors and Types of Turquoise.

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One Response to “Turquoise Colors”

  1. I found some stones, they look like turquise and would like some one to look at them, do you know anyone in a 50 mile radious of the 99133 area code? That could tell me, if the stones are real or not

    The strange part is, the stones, come in so many different colors, I have never seen any thing like it. All different shaped and sizes. I need help, to tell me if the stones are real or not?

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