Turquoise Industry Links
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Analytical Laboratory
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG) Analytical Laboratory offers
a wide range of analytical services on geologic and environmental
materials. Instrumentation includes Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass
Spectrometry (ICP-MS) with laser ablation, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
(AAS), Ion Chromatography (IC), X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (XRF),
and X-ray Diffraction (XRD). Other services include gold-silver and
platinum-group elements (PGE) using classic Fire Assay with either
gravimetric or spectroscopic finish, and major and trace element analyses
of rocks, soils, sediments, vegetation, and water. Please follow the
links to each instrument for more detailed descriptions.
Mexico Bureau of Geology - NM Tech.
a sample of your material, approximately 1" square, which will
be crushed and x-rayed for mineral content and analyses. I would also
send another piece that he could relate to in the description.
Expect approximately two or three weeks for letter of analyses to be returned to you by mail. You might speed things up by calling Virgil first to inform him you are sending the samples in.
A Turquoise Pictures Site - view pages of Turquoise examples, these pages focus on Turquoise colored items as well, but there is a ton of Turquoise Stone Examples. http://www.picsearch.com/pictures/fashion/jewelry/gemstones/turquoise.html
Durango Silver Company - Minors, Designers and Manufacturers of High-Grade Natural American Turquoise. Dealers in Turquoise, Turquoise Cabochons and Turquoise Jewelry. DurangoSilver.com
Tortoise Turquoise Mine - A new Turquoise Mine in Nevada with wonderful new Turquoise color of mint greens with black spiderwebbing matrix. TortoiseTurquoise.com
Bisbee Turquoise - The most famous Turquoise of the United States! BisbeeTurquoise.com
Royston Turquoise - One of the oldest Turquoise mines in Nevada. RoystonTurquoise.com
Sleeping Beauty Turquoise - The mine, videos and information on Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. SleepingBeautyTurquoise.com
Kingman Turquoise - The Kingman Turquoise mine and the place to buy Kingman Turquoise. kingmanturquoise.com
Nevada Gem Company - Dealers in Nevada Turquoise with lots of very nice examples. NevadaGem.com
Indian Village - A great resouce based on Southwestern Native American Indians, there is a tremendous amount of information on this site related to Turquoise and Turquoise Jewelry. IndianVillage.com
Vintage Turquoise Jewelry - A great site that deals in old Turquoise and Turquoise Jewelry. Vintage-Turquoise-Jewelry.com
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