I am so proud to bring you highgrade Thunder Mountain Turquoise. The journey to become a turquoise miner is arduous on a good day. Its an expedition of self fulfillment, overcoming adversity, danger, and team work. I cannot properly describe how hard the work is or how amazing it is to have turquoise like this come from a mine you own! Enjoy this turquoise, it is ultra rare.
This is one of my personal mines and I am very excited about it. The mine was first discovered by Lynn and Danny Otteson. It was named for a lighting struck eagle that they found at the top of the mine site. Thunder Mountain was worked in the early 80's and produced turquoise that was so fine that it got the immediate attention of some of the top Japanese turquoise collectors. The mine sits near Pilot mountain claims. This is some of the first material to come out of the mine since the early 80's. We only had a few days to mine last year at Thunder Mountain and this is some of the production. I cant wait to get out and really have some time to mine this summer, I have a feeling that this mine is going to produce some amazing turquoise. There is other ribbon rock out there but it doesn't look like this, with the deep green turquoise and the mix of gold and black chert its just fantastic.
* Please understand i do my very best to get accurate color in my photos. In almost all cases the photo i post is the raw image with no photo editing. Color will vary from monitor to monitor and also on cell phones. Also the exact shape of the stone my be warped a tiny amount in the photos. If you are not totally satisfied with the stone or stones you receive please send them back in the original packaging for a full refund minus shipping.
*This is natural turquoise. Even the highest grade turquoise will absorb oils, chemicals ect. This can cause discoloration of the stone. I have even heard stories of hot springs having a chemical reaction to natural blue turquoise and instantly turning it green. So please keep this in mind and keep your turquoise safe!
Only 1 available Thin backing plus host rock as seen in photo #3.
Dimensions: Length: 25.43 mm Width: 17.32(widest point) mm Height: 3.50 mm Carats: 12.85
Materials: turquoise, Thunder Mountain turquoise Ships worldwide from United States