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Authentic Super X Turquoise Cabochon

SALE $2,040.00
was $2,040.00
Product Code: DSC445
Stone Type: Super X Turquoise
Authentic Super X Turquoise Cabochon
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  • Authentic Super X Spiderwebbed Turquoise Cabochon

    This is an outstanding large hand cut Spiderweb Super X Turquoise Cabochon from the collection of John Hartman. John purchased this Turquoise from Cutler Edgar in the early 70's and cut it shortly after. This is a high dome cabochon measuring 20.5mm x 31.5mm x 10.5mm high. It weighs 51 carats and is priced at $40.00 per carat.

    High Grade Natural Super X Turquoise Cabochon

    This is a high grade spiderweb Super X Turquoise Cabochon that is authentic and from the prominent collection of Cutler Edgar and then John Hartman. The Super X Turquoise Mine is located just north of Indian Creek and is known for its very high grade deep blue spider web turquoise. It has not been productive for many years. The mine however has been rumored to be for sale in private circles for a number of years. The mine was first discovered in 1939-40 by Ted and Harold Johnson. Ted and Harold Johnson along with Dick Edgar went to this area in search of Turquoise. They found crumbled nuggets of float and followed them to the deposit source. This was the first mine in this area, which later developed many very famous Turquoise producing mines. The Super X Turquoise mine was named after the Super X Dynamite Company. The original location was a cut in the ground that was 12 feet deep, 50 feet long, and 20 feet wide. The initial production of the Super X Turquoise mine was about 300 pounds of material. Many old time Turquoise miners (pre-1975) said that this Turquoise “was the best Turquoise to ever be mined in Nevada.” Unfortunately, without written information in books and/or pictures, most oral history dies with the storyteller, so most modern miners and collectors of Turquoise know very little about the Super X Turquoise mine and its colors or history. This is the case with many of the Nevada Turquoise mines.