Turquoise has been found in mines around the world, but usually not in
sufficient quantities or qualities to justify systematic mining.
"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.
- South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Argentina.