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Turquoise has been found in mines around the world, but usually not in sufficient quantities or qualities to justify systematic mining. 

We "mined" (pun intended) the database at Mindat.Org to come up with a list of countries in which turquoise has been discovered. 

  • Asia: China, Mongolia.

  • Africa: Madagascar, Rwanda, South Africa, Zaire.

  • Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom.

  • Middle East: Iran, Israel, Sinai Peninsula (Egypt)

  • North America: Mexico and the United States.

  • Oceania: Australia.

  • South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Argentina.

 


 


 

TURQUOISE BASICS

Origins of  "Turquoise"
Gemstone Properties

How Turquoise Forms
Color Range
Turquoise Matrix
Natural Turquoise
Treated Turquoise
Turquoise Birthstone

WHERE TURQUOISE
IS FOUND

Australia
China
Egypt
Iran
Mexico
United States
Other Locations

VARIATIONS

Eilat Stone
Faustite Turquoise
White Buffalo Turquoise

FORMS

Beads
Cabochons
Chips and Nuggets

IMITATIONS

African Turquoise

Block Turquoise

Faience Ceramic
Howlite Turquoise

Natural Imposters

Polymer Clay
Utah Turquoise
Vienna Turquoise

TURQUOISE
JEWELRY CARE

Care, Cleaning and Storage

 


Mosaics
Sculptures
Functional Art
 


Books About Turquoise

 

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