Natural American Turquoise Rough from the Royal Blue Mine in Nevada
Take a look at this awesome lot of 100% natural Royal Blue Turquoise rough from Nevada, USA. This 138 Grams Natural Royal Blue Turquoise Rough lot is a beautiful blue color and features barely any matrix. The Royston Nevada Turquoise Mines is a district in Nevada consisting of three turquoise mines: Bunker Hill, Oscar Wehrend, and the main producer, Royal Blue. Today the Otteson's own the Royal Blue Turquoise Mine and most of the rest of the properties in the Royston Turquoise mine district and they call their main claim Highgrade Hill. The Royston Turquoise mines are known for its beautiful colors ranging from deep green to rich, light blues set off by a heavy brown matrix. The Royston district is still producing some turquoise of high quality. It ranges from a 5-6 in hardness for the highgrade. This is one the best selling stones for our line of jewelry. This Turquoise is being mine by the Ottesons. Royston Turquoise is known for its aqua blue Turquoise with golden brown matrix as well as for its "Military Green" or forest green Turquoise with golden brown matrix. On ocassion the Royston Turquoise Mines produce true blue Turquoise. On occassion it is also possible to get spiderweb Turquoise from the Royston Turquoise mine. You can find a lot of old pawn jewelry with Royston Turquoise in it. The Royston Turquoise mines are probably the most prolific mines in Nevada. PICTURED DRY
138 Grams Natural Royal Blue Turquoise Rough
This lot weighs a total of 138 grams. This rough American Turquoise is 100% natural. This is nice size rough that will cut good sized gemstone cabochons or make Turquoise beads. This 138 Grams Natural Royal Blue Turquoise Rough is a nice deeper sky blue or "Robin's Egg Blue".