Cerrillos Turquoise Pendant

A rare stone from the old mines at Los Cerrillos, New Mexico, set in Mammoth ivory.

Cerrillos Turquoise Pendant

Gemstone contains turquoise, malachite, quartz, cuprite, copper, azurite (the deep blue). Here’s a larger, sharper picture: 

Cerrillos Turquoise Pendant

Here’s another sample of turquoise from Cerrillos, at the Smithsonian:

Turquoise Cerillos Smithsonian.jpg
By Tim Evanson from Washington, D.C., United States of America – Turquoise – Smithsonian Museum of Natural History – 2012-05-17
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