Posted by Dillon Hartman on Jun 30th 2016
Have you seen our new selection of natural Pilot Mountain Turquoise jewelry and gemstones from Nevada? Take a look by following the link here Pilot Mountain Turquoise Collection
We have been cutting some amazing new material from the Pilot Mountain Turquoise mine outside of Mina, Nevada, USA. This colors are bold, the Turquoise is hard and natural, and the matrix tells a story. This amazing natural American Turquoise makes the jewelry it is set in stand out in a crowd. You will love this famous classic Turquoise.
The styles of our new jewelry are bold and modern as well as classic and timeless.
Pilot Mountain turquoise is made up of a group of mines at the southern end of the Pilot Mountains in Mineral County, Nevada a short distance outside of Tonopah. Pilot Mountain turquoise was first mined around 1930 as a tunnel mine. Then it became an open pit mine when heavy equipment was available around 1970. While Pilot Mountain is considered an active mine, it is a very small operation. Pilot Mountain turquoise forms in thin seams, with some nugget formations. According to the current owner, the turquoise has formed in thin seams, is high grade with a variety of colors ranging from blue to green with dark brown, black, or reddish matrices. Some of the matrix in high grade Pilot Mountain is beautiful spider web.
The Paiute Turquoise mine is located in central Nevada. The Mine dates back to 1974 and has not been heavily mined to date. The Paiute mine produces limited quantities of high-grade spiderweb Turquoise. It has a wide graduation of blue spiderweb turquoise from light to dark, with web or matrix in colors of black, [...]
Dillon Hartman of Durango Silver Company has just put up a good informational page on Pilot Mountain Turquoise. This presentation is located at Pilot Mountain Turquoise. On this page you will find many good photos that show you just how beautiful this type of Turquoise is and there is a lot of factual information that [...]
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