This is a fabulous set of Turquoise Cabochons from the famous Godber Turquoise Mine, also known as the Burnham Turquoise Mine. This set of twenty matching stones are matched for a necklace set, but, can be used to make whatever you choose. They are a delicious blue Turquoise color and dark brown spiderweb matrix. The color range is almost a Lone Mountain blue, just fabulous. These stones measure from 4.5mm x 7mm to 8mm x 13mm, they weigh a total of 40 carats and are offered at $12.00 per carat.
The Godber Turquoise Mine aka Burnham Turquoise Mine is one of Nevada's most well-known Turquoise Mines of the past. The Godber Mine produced some of the prettiest material to ever come out of Nevada. The early Godber Turquoise was a deep blue with a brownish spider web matrix. The Burnham Mine material also produced a dark blue with a green spider web matrix – it was Stunning! You will see some of this fabulous Turquoise in high end old pawn Indian Jewelry as well as very high end Gold Turquoise Jewelry. Recently, this Mine produced the Dry Creek Turquoise vein from a new find. There are a few of these old Turquoise mines in Nevada that have had several different names throughout the years, usually do to different owners.
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