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Turquoise Explained

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Turquoise Specification

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Turquoise Description

Turquoise has a distinct sky-blue to greenish-blue turquoise color and it’s usually opaque. It feels light and weight and often contains post-rock or spider web veins. Turquoise was one of the first drums to be mined. Persian deposits have been worked for approximately 3000 years and it was found and it to Harmons Tom and Egypt, which dates to 55 BC it was introduced into Europe among the 16th Century Theater key, hence the name. The color range as intense sky blue to blue-green to apple green, depending on the amount of iron and copper in the composition. If the turquoise is interspersed with black, gray, or brown veins the host rock or mineral, then it’s often called turquoise Matrix or spider’s web turquoise. The most popular color is sky blue which is also called robin’s egg blue and Persian blue. Origin affects the color and durability of turquoise.

Turquoise Variations

Lots of different kinds of Turquoise

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