This is a very nice authentic 4 Rectangle White Buffalo Cabochon Lot of rectangle shaped stones. The so called white Turquoise is brilliant and almost free of the black manganese matrix, but what is present is very black, so the contrast is great. The white is very pure which and smooth, this is often referred to in the gem business as "Porcelain" material. The cut of the stones are made at a slight angle so when the stone is set, it will not fall out of the setting. The polish on these stones is a high quality glossy finish and superior to what you will get from most other stone cutters, we use the finest finishing equipment. This group of stones weigh 117 carats, you can judge the sizes from the dime in the photo. This is a good gemstone collection that will look great in the White Buffalo Turquoise Jewelry it is set in.
The White Buffalo mine located near Tonopah, Nevada has become famous for it's White Turquoise, White Buffalo has not been proven to be Turquoise so far. Material has been sent to the laboratory and tested and it came back with too low of levels of a few of the minerals needed to make the gem Turquoise. White Buffalo has been found with Turquoise inside of the same vein! So, it is still a debate. Regardless, this beautiful gemstone only comes from Tonopah, Nevada USA and appears to be rare. Unlike the minerals sold by other dealers White Buffalo or White Turquoise such as Howlite and magnesite, the real White Buffalo is hard and takes a wonderful polish. You will notice the high polish on our natural White Buffalo cabochons and will be pleasantly surprised. For more information on White Turquoise follow the text link. Check out our White Turquoise Video
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