This is a beautiful High Grade Mountain Turquoise Cabochon, this Turquoise Mine was located near Battle Mountain Nevada and was mined and owned by Cutler Edgar. John and Estell Hartman mined Stormy Mountain with Cutler in 1973 and this is one of the cabochons cut by John. This is a beautiful piece of a historic American Turquoise Mine. It weighs 39.2 carats and is priced at $10.00 per carat.
The Stormy Mountain Turquoise Mine is located inear Battle Mountain Nevada. The Stormy Mountain Turquoise Mine is known for producing hard, dark blue turquoise that includes a blotchy, black or brown chert matrix that resembles storm clouds. The high grade material from the Stormy Mountain Turquoise mine was a medium to dark blue and aqua blue with brownish / orange spider web matrix as well as deep mahogany brown spider web matrix. The Stormy Mountain Turquoise mine was known in its day for having some of the finest Nevada Turquoise.
The stone measures : 1 3/8 inches long X 3/4 inch wide X 6.72 mm thick.
All prices are in USD