Mindat Logo
bannerbannerbannerbanner
Welcome!

Midway Well California Turquoise

Posted by Jim Andersen  
Midway Well California Turquoise
January 26, 2012 05:10PM
us    
I was weeding through some of my unwanted items and came across this box I have had for quite sometime, the label reads : Turquoise Midway Calif. Gift from Will Davis total weight is 185cts. with quarter sized nugget, slabs and pieces.... any ideas on value? Thanks in advance. Jim
avatar Re: Midway Well California Turquoise
February 05, 2012 03:14PM
How porous is the turquoise? If you put your tongue to it does it stick? How quicklime does the wet spot disappear? Interesting locality, I don't think I have ever heard of it.

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
Re: Midway Well California Turquoise
February 06, 2012 12:53PM
us    
Thanks RC. Neither piece sticks to the tongue,the deeper blue with black hairs has a very slow moisture absorbtion rate, the other large nodule a much quicker rate. Jim
avatar Re: Midway Well California Turquoise
February 16, 2012 08:18AM
I can't see the lot being worth much more than $100 and probably less. You would have to cut cabs out of them to maximize their value and I don't know if a cutter would pay $100 for them.

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
Re: Midway Well California Turquoise
February 19, 2012 10:32PM
ca    
with your permission...possible turquoise..from the south western usa...
does not melt under heat..sorry about the photo qual.
regards
dermot
Attachments:
open | download - mindat t.jpg (920 KB)
Re: Midway Well California Turquoise
February 20, 2012 04:17PM
us    
TY RC. I will dump them on fleabay so someone can use them then. smiling smiley
Colin
Re: Midway Well California Turquoise
February 24, 2013 01:47AM
Have you gotten rid of these I would gladly pay 100 for the lot. Colin
Author:

Your Email:


Subject:


Attachments:
  • Valid attachments: jpg, gif, png, pdf
  • No file can be larger than 1000 KB
  • 3 more file(s) can be attached to this message

Spam prevention:
Please, enter the code that you see below in the input field. This is for blocking bots that try to post this form automatically. If the code is hard to read, then just try to guess it right. If you enter the wrong code, a new image is created and you get another chance to enter it right.
CAPTCHA
Message:

Mineral and/or Locality  
Search Google  
Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
Current server date and time: April 20, 2014 08:31:46
Mineral and Locality Search
Mineral:
and/or Locality:
Options
Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
Hide Social Media Links
Slideshow frame delay seconds