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About Tortoise Variscite

About Tortoise Variscite

Posted by Dillon Hartman on Nov 15th 2022

About Tortoise VarisciteThe Tortoise mine is a Variscite mine in Nevada that was discovered in the early 2000's by Scott Williams and Dillon Hartman. We owned and operated this mine with Scott until 2 … read more
Desert Bloom Variscite

Desert Bloom Variscite

Posted by Dillon Hartman on Jun 11th 2022

Desert Bloom VarisciteSome of the best Variscite that has ever come out of the ground has come from the Desert Bloom Claim in the Vista Grande mine in the central western region of Nevada, USA.   … read more

Alpine Blue Turquoise

Posted by Dillon Hartman on Feb 18th 2021

About Alpine Blue TurquoiseAlpine Blue Turquoise or "Alpine Valley Turquoise" is a variety of turquoise from Cananea, Mexico.  This beautiful material comes from a small mine in the hills outside … read more

Sonoran Gold Turquoise

Posted by Dillon Hartman on Jan 26th 2021

Sonoran Gold TurquoiseThe Turquoise from this mine is a some of our favorite and definitely a fan favorite with our cabochon collectors. This variety of Turquoise comes in a variety of color and matri … read more

Mexican Turquoise of the 2000's

Posted by Dillon Hartman on Nov 9th 2020

Mexican Turquoise of the 2000'sSome of the most popular Turquoise on today's jewelry market is the material coming from the many mines in Mexico.  This American Turquoise has been mined for hundr … read more