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Turquoise: Mines, Minerals and Wearable Art


Turquoise: Mines, Minerals and Wearable Art is a fantastic photo guide to turquoise jewelry and art. The book is almost completely filled with colorful photos of beautiful turquoise jewelry - each with an interesting and informative description. This book is an 8 1/2" x 11" paperback with 176 pages. Second Edition.

Turquoise: Mines, Minerals and Wearable ArtTable of Contents

Foreword7
Preface8
Acknowledgments9
Introduction13
Chapter 1: THE MINERAL16
Properties16
Occurrence and Association17
Chapter 2: EVALUATING TURQUOISE23
Grades23
Other Alterations24
Value26
Authenticity28
Chapter 3: COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN30
Mining Claims31
Chapter 4: MINING LOCALES32
Other Turquoise Mines170
Glossary171
Bibliography173
Index174