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Turquoise Cabs

Turquoise is a copper oxide, often occurring in or near copper deposits. The color depends upon the amounts of copper and iron, which will determine whether it has a more blue or green colour. Many of the turquoise cabochons listed below come from locations here in the United States, making them rare, as many mines throughout the US have been closed down for quite some time. Please see individual item descriptions for origin and characteristics.

Also, don't miss our many varieties of rough turquoise, turquoise cabochons, beads ready to string, finished turquoise jewelry and rare specimens for your collection!
Antler Turquoise 40.89 cts.

Antler Turquoise 40.89 cts.

Two really nicely marked cabs plus a powder blue water marked earring set. This 40.89 ct. parcel sells for $200 or $4.89 per ct. You can select individual cabs at $6 per t. Call or email me for details.
Antler cabs 40.89 cts $200  per parcel choose quantity:
Bisbee 33.19 cts.

Bisbee 33.19 cts.

33.19 cts. This little group of Bisbee cabs are representative of the mine. Priced as a lot at $9/ct.but willing to break up at $12/ct
Bisbee cabs $300  per parcel choose quantity:
Bisbee Turquoise

Bisbee Turquoise

29 x 12mm, 11.5 carats.
Bisbee Turquoise $172.00  each choose quantity:
Bisbee Turquoise

Bisbee Turquoise

From the Phelps-Dodge copper pit in Bisbee, not far from the Mexican border in southern Arizona. 30 x 11mm, 8.5 carats.SOLD
Bisbee Turquoise $125.00  each choose quantity:
Bisbee Campbelite 158.77 cts

Bisbee Campbelite 158.77 cts

158.77 cts. This material came from the Campbell shaft at the Bisbee mine. While excavating for copper for the Phelps Dodge corporation Mr. Campbell, the foreman, hit this pocket which is actually a copper oxide conglomerate, containing cuprite, copper, malachite and crysacola. These are really collectors pieces. Priced by the lot but I am willing to break the group up so email or call me.
Campbelite cabs $750  per parcel choose quantity:
Blue Diamond 37.35 cts.

Blue Diamond 37.35 cts.

37.35 cts. Meant to sell as a lot at $6.69/ct but willing to break them up at $8/ct,
BLUE DIAMOND CABS $250  per parcel choose quantity:
Blue Gem

Blue Gem

This mine has been long exhausted, and never was a large producer. Colors range from a dark blue green to a bright blue with some water mark webbing.
20.5 x 20.5, 22 carats.
Blue Gem $220.00  each choose quantity:
Blue Gem

Blue Gem

27 x 18, 21.5 carats.
Blue Gem $215.00  each choose quantity:
Blue Moon Turquoise 87.69 cts.

Blue Moon Turquoise 87.69 cts.

This 87.60 ct. parcel offers a spectrum of Blue Moon colors, from a soft blue water mark to a light green with gold spiderweb matrix. The parcel sells for $350 or $4 per ct. Select your choice of individual stones from this parcel at $5.00 per ct.
Blue Moon cabs 87.60 cts $350.00  per parcel choose quantity:
Candelaria 37.02 cts.

Candelaria 37.02 cts.

A good representation from this claim, ranging from clear true blue to a blue-green with matrix. This 37.02 ct parcel runs $175.00 or $4.72 per ct. Individual stones can be selected at$6 per ct. Email or call for details
Candelaria cabs 37.02 cts $175  per parcel choose quantity:
Cloud Mountain 119.57 cts.

Cloud Mountain 119.57 cts.

The entire lot weighs 119.57 cts. These cabs are priced as a lot at $4.60/ct. I am happy to separate these and sell individual cabs for $6.00/ct. Just email me to discuss it.
Cloud Mt cabs 119.57 cts $550  per parcel choose quantity:
Cloud Mountain 145.24 cts.

Cloud Mountain 145.24 cts.

This 145.24 ct. parcel is an excellent example of Cloud Mountain blue turquoise with fine spiderweb. These free form cabs would be excellent for wire wrap or prong set jewelry. The parcel sells for $700 which is $4.60 per ct. Individual stones run $6 per ct. for your choice. This material is steadily going up in value.
Cloud Mt. cabs 145.24 cts. $700  per parcel choose quantity:
Damale 105.73 cts.

Damale 105.73 cts.

105.73 cts of Damale. Thislot of Damale cabs are an excellent representation of the mine. They are meant to be as a lot at$9.45/ct. but I will break them up$12/ct. Just email or call me and we can do it.
Damale cabs $1000  per parcel choose quantity:
Damale Turquoise

Damale Turquoise

The prior owner of this claim, Clyde Wright, was a real gentleman and a good miner. The current owner has produced very little rock, but it is of superior quality. The mine produces both turquoise and varacite. It is often difficult to tell the difference. However, both are of gem grade and very rare. 20 x 13 mm, 7.5 carats.
Damale Cab 7.5 cts $125  per piece choose quantity:
Evans Mine

Evans Mine

31 x 14 mm, 23 carats.SOLD
Evans Mine $160.00  each choose quantity:
Evans Mine

Evans Mine

28 x 13.5 mm, 20.5 carats.SOLD
Evans Mine $145.00  each choose quantity:
Fox Turquoise 33.5 cts.

Fox Turquoise 33.5 cts.


This 33.5 ct. stone measuring 31x16 mm was part of a vintage 1980's collection that I received from a retiring cutter who had been cutting for forty years and putting his best material aside for decades. This stone is a soft green with a much darker green watermark spiderweb
FOX33.5 $195.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise 26 cts.

Fox Turquoise 26 cts.


This 26 ct. stone measuring 26 x 21 mm was part of a vintage 1980's collection that I received a retiring cutter who had been cutting for forty years and putting his best material aside for decades. The color is almost emerald green with a gold matrix.
FOX26 $150.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise Mine 22.76 cts.

Fox Turquoise Mine 22.76 cts.

This 22.76 ct. stone measuring 28 x 20mm was part of a vintage 1980's collection that I received a retiring cutter who had been cutting for forty years and putting his best material aside for decades. The color is a soft blue in the center with a light emerald green around the edges and gold matrix.
FOX22.76 $125.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise Mine 16.5 cts.

Fox Turquoise Mine 16.5 cts.

a beautiful 16.5 ct.cab with green watermark floating on a sea of blue with gold matrix. Measures 22 x 16 mm
FOX16.5 $110.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise Mine 12.15 cts.

Fox Turquoise Mine 12.15 cts.

This 12.15 ct cab from the Fox Turquoise Mine measures 19 x 15 mm.An amazing color scheme with a background of soft green with a darker green water web overlay.
FOX12.15 $75.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise Mine 5 cts.

Fox Turquoise Mine 5 cts.

This 5 ct cab from the Fox Turquoise Mine measures 13 mm round.An amazing aqua blue green with a .gold matrix
FOX5 $40.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise Mine 5.18 cts.

Fox Turquoise Mine 5.18 cts.

This 5.18 ct. stone measuring 15 x 12.6 mm was part of a vintage 1980's collection that I received from a retiring cutter who had been cutting for forty years and putting his best material aside for decades. He brought me a 50,000 ct. collection just before the COVID lockdowns began. A beautiful dark green with underlying pools of blue and extensive gold matrix.
FOX5.18 $35.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise 9.10 cts.

Fox Turquoise 9.10 cts.


This 9.10 ct. stone measuring 19 x 12.6 mm was part of a vintage 1980's collection that I received from a retiring cutter who had been cutting for forty years and putting his best material aside for decades. He brought me a 50,000 ct. collection just before the COVID lockdown began.
FOX9.10 $50.00  per piece
Fox Turquoise 3.43cts.

Fox Turquoise 3.43cts.

This 3.43 ct. stone measuring 14.5 x 8 mm was part of a vintage 1980's collection that I received from a retiring cutter who had been cutting for forty years and putting his best material aside for decades. He brought me a 50,000 ct. collection just before the COVID lockdown began. An aqua green with a light tan matrix.

FOX 3.43 $30.00  per piece
 Kingman, Black Web 13 cts

Kingman, Black Web 13 cts

This stone was part of a vintage 1970's collection that I received from the widow of a turquoise partner I had been associated with since 1976. He was a prolific dealer and collector. This 13 ct. stone has well marked black webbing and measures 28 x 20 mm
TQMT13 $100  per piece choose quantity:
Kingman 10.44 cts.

Kingman 10.44 cts.

This 10.44 ct stone measures 16 x 12 cts and was part of a vintage 1970's collection that I received from the widow of a turquoise partner I had been associated with since 1976. He was a prolific dealer and collector.
Kman10.44 $75.00  per piece
Kingman 4.15 cts

Kingman 4.15 cts

This stone was part of a vintage 1970's collection that I received from the widow of a turquoise partner I had been associated with since 1976. He was a prolific dealer and collector. This 4.15 stone measures 8 x 11mm and has the classic Turquoise Mountain look with gold matrix
TQMT4.15 $35.00  per choose quantity:
Kingman Turquoise 106.93 cts.

Kingman Turquoise 106.93 cts.

This 106.93 ct represents several of the different Kingman mines. The lot price averages $3.69 per ct. I'm willing to sell individual cabs from this lot for $6.00 per ct.
Kingman Cabs $395  per parcel choose quantity:
Kingman Turquoise Mountain 11.24 cts

Kingman Turquoise Mountain 11.24 cts

This 11.14 ct. stone measures 19x 17.5 mm and was part of a vintage 1970's collection that I received from the widow of a turquoise partner I had been associated with since 1976. He was a prolific dealer and collector.The color is a soft blue with darker water mark matrix. Classic 1970's Kingman.
TQMT11.24 $75.00  per piece
Kingman Turquoise Mountain 22 cts

Kingman Turquoise Mountain 22 cts

This 22 ct. Kingman Turquoise Mountain cab comes from a collection of 1970's vintage material. Cab measures 21 x 24 mm. A soft blue with watermark webbing
Kingman Turquoise Mountain 22 cts $100  per piece
Kingman Turquoise Mountain 24 cts

Kingman Turquoise Mountain 24 cts

This 24 ct stone measures 25 x 16 mm. It was cut from a collection of vintage 1970's vintage Kingman Turquoise Mountain. Color is a soft blue with water mark webbing that will darken with wear.
TQMT24 $100  per piece
Kingman Turquoise Mountain 24.55 cts.

Kingman Turquoise Mountain 24.55 cts.

Classic water marked cabs from Turquoise Mountain from the Mineral Park claims in Kingman, Arizona. This 24.55 ct. parcel sells for $175 or $7.13 per ct. You can select either stone at $8 per ct.
Kingman Turq. Mt 24.55 cts. $175  per parcel choose quantity:
Litttle Bluebird 125.59 cts.

Litttle Bluebird 125.59 cts.

125.59 ct. parcel.Very nice blue with classic Nevada black chert.
Little Bluenird 125.59 cts $300  per parcel choose quantity:
Montezuma 86.13 cts.

Montezuma 86.13 cts.

86.13 cts. A good example of the material that comes from the Candelaria hills. Meant to sell as a lot at 6.38/ct. but will sell separately at $8/ct.
Montezuma Cabs $500  per parcel choose quantity:
Morenci Turquoise 30.82 cts.

Morenci Turquoise 30.82 cts.

30.82cts. $6.50 ct for the lot. Individual stones at $7.50 ct. Material coming out in the 1950’s-1960's seems to be harder, tending more to the blue-greens, usually with the pyrite. In the 1970’s, the material was a much brighter blue, often with quartz along with the pyrite.
Morenci cabs $200  per parcel choose quantity:
Number Eight Turquoise 103 cts.

Number Eight Turquoise 103 cts.

This 103 ct cab measures 29 x 53 mm. Unusually large piece of natural Number Eight. Wuold make a great bolo or pendant
Number Eight cab 103 cts $500  per piece choose quantity:
Pixie 58.5 cts.

Pixie 58.5 cts.

Pale lime is the classic color from Pixie. This 58.50 ct. cab measures36 x 42 mm and would make a great bolo or pendant.
Pixie cab 58.5 cts. $165  per piece choose quantity:
Point Blue Turquoise 48.43 cts

Point Blue Turquoise 48.43 cts

This 48.43 ct parcel is typical of material from this small Nevada claim. The parcel runs $150 or $3.10 per ct. If you want to select and individual cab the price would be $4 ct. Call or email me for details
Point Blue cabs 48.43 cts. $150  per parcel choose quantity:
Royston 94.18 cts.

Royston 94.18 cts.

94.18 cts. of Royston. A good representative of the many colors of turquoise that come from the Royston mine. Meant to sell as a lot at $6.94/ctmbut willing to break them up at $8/ct. Call or email me for details

Royston is a district in Nevada consisting of three turquoise mines: Bunker Hill, Oscar Wehrend, and the main producer, The Royal Blue. Royston is known for its beautiful colors ranging from deep green to rich, light blues which are set off by a heavy brown matrix. The Royston mine is producing a little high grade turquoise today, operated by the Ottison family. They process most of their material into finished cabs and allow very little rough to come onto the market. This controlled output has raised the price of this material considerably in recent years.

Royston Cabs $650  per parcel choose quantity:
Sonoran Sunrise III

Sonoran Sunrise III

This beautiful and unique copper oxide comes from Sonora, Mexico. While exploring for copper the miners came across this material at a deep level and excavated all they could and then went on to another level. They never came across anything similar after that. The material is made up up cuprite, malacite and crysacola. The patterns are amazing! Although there was quite a bit of this material when it was first discovered it is becoming quite rare.
Senoran Sunrise III $100.00  per piece choose quantity:
Sonoran Sunrise I

Sonoran Sunrise I

This beautiful and unique copper oxide comes from Sonora, Mexico. While exploring for copper the miners came across this material at a deep level and excavated all they could and then went on to another level. They never came across anything similar after that. The material is made up up cuprite, malacite and crysacola. The patterns are amazing!
Senora Sunrise I $150  per piece choose quantity:
Sonoran Sunrise II

Sonoran Sunrise II

This beautiful and unique copper oxide comes from Sonora, Mexico. While exploring for copper the miners came across this material at a deep level and excavated all they could and then went on to another level. They never came across anything similar after that. The material is made up up cuprite, malacite and crysacola. The patterns are amazing! Although there was quite a bit of this material when it was first discovered it is becoming quite rare.
Senora Sunrise II $100  per piece choose quantity:
Sonoran Sunrise IV

Sonoran Sunrise IV

This beautiful and unique copper oxide comes from Sonora, Mexico. While exploring for copper the miners came across this material at a deep level and excavated all they could and then went on to another level. They never came across anything similar after that. The material is made up up cuprite, malachite and crysacola. The patterns are amazing! Although there was quite a bit of this material when it was first discovered it is becoming quite rare. This piece is also unusual because it also has quartz running through it.
Senoran Sunrise IV $75  per piece choose quantity:
Sonoran Sunrise V

Sonoran Sunrise V

This beautiful and unique copper oxide comes from Sonora, Mexico. While exploring for copper the miners came across this material at a deep level and excavated all they could and then went on to another level. They never came across anything similar after that. The material is made up up cuprite, malachite and crysacola. The patterns are amazing! Although there was quite a bit of this material when it was first discovered it is becoming quite rare. This piece is unusual because it is comprised almost entirely of cuprite.
SenoranSunrise V $75  per piece choose quantity:
Sleeping Beauty Turquoise 76 cts.

Sleeping Beauty Turquoise 76 cts.

This is a rare and undervalued gem stone that has all but disappeared from the marketplace.

SB 76 cts $600  per parcel choose quantity:
Stormy Mountain 119.4 cts.

Stormy Mountain 119.4 cts.

119.4 cts. A nice lot of classic Stormy Mountain, with the black streaks passing across like dark clouds. Priced as a lot at $5/ct. but willing to break them up at $7/ct.
Stormy Mt. Cabs $600  per parcel choose quantity:
Turquoise Montain 5.47 cts.

Turquoise Montain 5.47 cts.

This 5.47 ct stone measuring 9 x 16 mm was part of a vintage 1970's collection that I received from the widow of a turquoise partner I had been associated with since 1976. He was a prolific dealer and collector. This is classic 1970's Turquoise Mountain at its best with a combination of watermark and gold matrix.
TQMT5.47 $45.00  per choose quantity:
Tyrone Turquoise 12.34 cts.

Tyrone Turquoise 12.34 cts.

Classic blue vein turquoise.
Tyrone cab 12.34 cts. $35  per piece choose quantity:
Warm Springs 22.54 cts.

Warm Springs 22.54 cts.

This 22.54ct. parcel is a good representation of the turquoise coming from this small claim in Nevada. the color ranges from a very blue lightly webbed material to a more heavy matrix. The parcel is a good value at $125 which is $5.54 per ct. Individual cabs from this lot would run $6-8 per ct. Call or email me for details
Warm Springs cans 22.54 cts $125  per parcel choose quantity:
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

38 x 27 mm, 45.5 carats. SOLD
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola $135.00  each choose quantity:
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

28 x 22.5 mm, 25.5 carats. SOLD
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola $100.00  each choose quantity:
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

27 x 21.5 mm, 21 carats.SOLD
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola $85.00  each choose quantity:
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

23.5 x 21 mm, 22 carats.
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola $65.00  each choose quantity:
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola

20 x 15 mm, 12 carats.
Bluebird Azurite with Crysacola $48.00  each choose quantity:
Broken Arrow Varacite

Broken Arrow Varacite

This claim is from the Royston mining district in Nevada. It was never a high yielding mine and has been covered over for a few years. The deep green, almost emerald, color has a depth and clarity that will make this a collectible gem in the years to come. 19.5 x 24 mm, 28 carats.
Broken Arrow Varacite $110.00  each choose quantity:
Broken Arrow Varacite

Broken Arrow Varacite

18 x 21 mm, 17 carats.
Broken Arrow Varacite $85.00  each choose quantity:
Broken Arrow Varacite

Broken Arrow Varacite

13.5 x 23.5 mm, 16.5 carats.
Broken Arrow Varacite $65.00  each choose quantity:
Carico Lake Turquoise

Carico Lake Turquoise

9 x 9 mm each piece, 6 carats.
Carico Lake Turquoise $96.00  each choose quantity:
Carico Lake Turquoise

Carico Lake Turquoise

17 x 7 mm each piece, 3.5 carats.
Carico Lake Turquoise $70.00  each choose quantity:
Carico Lake Turquoise

Carico Lake Turquoise

12 x 10mm each piece, 7 carats total.
Carico Lake Turquoise $140.00  each choose quantity:

Carico Lake Turquoise

12.5 x 11 mm each piece, 9.5 carats.
Carico Lake Turquoise $190.00  each choose quantity:
Cuprite and Crysacola

Cuprite and Crysacola

30 x 40.5 mm, 48 carats.
Cuprite and Crysacola $192.00  each choose quantity:
Cuprite and Crysacola

Cuprite and Crysacola

17.5 x 48.5 mm, 44 carats.
Cuprite and Crysacola $176.00  each choose quantity:
Cuprite and Crysacola

Cuprite and Crysacola

21 x 34 mm, 26 carats.
Cuprite and Crysacola $116.00  each choose quantity:
Fossil Coral (Petoskey Stone)

Fossil Coral (Petoskey Stone)

Found along the shores of Lake Michigan.
26 x 25 mm, 31.5 carats.
Fossil Coral $63.00  each choose quantity:
Fossil Coral (Petoskey Stone)

Fossil Coral (Petoskey Stone)

Found on the shores of Lake Michigan
41 x 26 mm, 48 carats.
Fossil Coral $96.00  each choose quantity:
Fossil Coral (Petoskey Stone)

Fossil Coral (Petoskey Stone)

Found on the shores of Lake Michigan
31.5 x 18mm, 22.5 carats.
Fossil Coral $45.00  each choose quantity:
Evans Mine SOLD

Evans Mine SOLD

20.5 x 18 mm, 17.5 carats.

Evans Mine $122.00  each choose quantity:
Gaspeite SOLD

Gaspeite SOLD

5 stone set is 23 carats.
Gaspeite $138.00  each choose quantity:
Kingman Nugget SOLD

Kingman Nugget SOLD

There are many different veins of turquoise that make up the Kingman mining district. The black veined nuggets have not been mined in decades, making them unusual and very collectible. 19 x 25 mm, 40.5 carats.
Kingman Nugget $120.00  each choose quantity:
Kingman Nugget SOLD

Kingman Nugget SOLD

15 x 30 mm, 18.5 carats.
Kingman Nugget $55.00  each choose quantity:
Kingman Nugget SOLD

Kingman Nugget SOLD

21 x 23 mm, 16.5 carats.
Kingman Nugget $50.00  each choose quantity:
Kingman Nugget SOLD

Kingman Nugget SOLD

18 x 20 mm, 15.5 carats.
Kingman Nugget $45.00  each choose quantity:
Kingman Spiderweb SOLD

Kingman Spiderweb SOLD

There are many different veins of turquoise that make up the Kingman mining district. This black spiderweb is one of the rarest, coming from the Itaca Peak seam. The black webbing makes the blue colors stand out and appear very strong. 24 x 33 mm, 32.5 carats.
Kingman Spiderweb $325.00  each choose quantity:

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