Turquoise Photos       
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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

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Turquoise 
last edited:  12/4/17    number of photos:  56                                     
Turquoise is CuAl6(PO4)3(OH)8.4H20
hardness: 5 to 6
turquoise as a mineral


lectures on turquoise
Turquoise- Inga Cole 
Turquoise from Bisbee, Arizona- Duane Lee
Turquoise in Indian Jewelry
- Janina Walter
Use of Turquoise by Indians-Aimee I. Tranfaglia

cabochons
turquoise cabochons- Bisbee, Arizona:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J
turquoise cabochons-Turkey:  A  B
turquoise cabochons-Morenci, Arizona: 
A
turquoise cabochons-Nevada: 
A                                                                

turquoise cabochons:  A  B  C  D
treated turquoise cabochons: A  B  C  D  E  F
Chinese turquoise cabochons:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I

turquoise carving:   A B C D E F

 

turquoise in jewelry                                                                     

turquoise rings:  A  B  C
turquoise bolo ties:
A
turquoise bracelets: 
A

turquoise beads:  A  B  C  D  E  F

Chinese turquoise pendants:  A  B  C  D  E

turquoise, uncut
turquoise specimens-Bisbee, Arizona:  A  B 

 

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