Here are three different looks of Morenci Turquoise Cabochons in a collection. Here you have medium blue and dark blue cabochons with water webbing red matrix and iron pyrite. These are very nice examples of the variations of Morenci Turquoise. The stones measure 8.5mm x 23mm, 13mm x 21mm and 20.5mm x 23mm. They weigh a total of 32 carats and are priced at $8.00 per carat.
Morenci Turquoise Cabochon examples
Here is a great set of Morenci Turquoise Cabochon variations that will make a good collection for you. Morenci turquoise was mined in Greenlee County in southeastern Arizona. This turquoise is highly sought after for its Arizona blue colors and iron pyrite matrix. Lucky Brown had the rights to mine Morenci Turquoise from 1956 thru 1984. Lucky retired in 1982 and his sons continued to mine the turquoise until the lease ended. Morenci is highly valued and difficult to obtain.