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King Turquoise Mine, Manassa, Conejos Co., Colorado, USA

Turquoise
King Turquoise Mine, Manassa, Conejos Co., Colorado, USA

Photo: Larry Maltby
From Manassa, which is 3 mi east of U.S. Highway 285, follow State Highway 142 eastward 6.6 mi; the property is located south 0.3 mi at mine dumps near the foot of a large hill. ("Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 13, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997)
The King Turquoise Mine is located east of Manassa, Colorado. It is best known for featuring turquoise of mixed greens and blues with a golden to brown colored matrix.

Mineral List

Alunite
Chalcosiderite
Cristobalite
Diaspore
Kaolinite
'Limonite'
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Illite

Opal
Pyrophyllite
Tridymite
Turquoise
Wavellite


13 entries listed. 11 valid minerals.

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