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Turquoise: Mines, Minerals and Wearable Art

Turquoise: Mines, Minerals and Wearable Art

by Mark P. Block

Only $29.95
Turquoise: Mines, Minerals and Wearable Art is a fantastic photo guide to turquoise jewelry and art. The book is almost completely filled with colorful photos of beautiful turquoise jewelry - each with an interesting and informative description. This book is an 8 1/2" x 11" paperback with 176 pages. Second Edition.

Turquoise: Mines, Minerals and Wearable Art
Table of Contents

    Foreword
7
    Preface
8
    Acknowledgments
9
    Introduction
13
Chapter 1: THE MINERAL
16
    Properties
16
    Occurrence and Association
17
Chapter 2: EVALUATING TURQUOISE
23
    Grades
23
    Other Alterations
24
    Value
26
    Authenticity
28
Chapter 3: COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN
30
    Mining Claims
31
Chapter 4: MINING LOCALES
32
    Other Turquoise Mines
170
   
 
    Glossary
171
    Bibliography
173
    Index
174