Green turquoise is a stunning variety of the stone and can be found in many shades, from very light green to a deep shade featuring a beautiful matrix
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(PRWEB) January 07, 2013
Green turquoise is a favorite among stone collectors and jewelry enthusiasts and a new website has launched to provide valuable facts and information about this beautiful stone.
GreenTurquoise.net is a valuable source of information for turquoise enthusiasts or anyone hoping to learn more about the nature and composition of turquoise stones.
"Anyone who has ever wondered what causes some types of turquoise to become green will find a lot of great information here," said Dan Daniels with GreenTurquoise.net. "Readers will learn what mines are still producing green turquoise stones and what elements cause turquoise to become green."
Nevada is known throughout the industry for mines that produce green stones because of the high level of zinc in the ground. Emerald Valley is a very popular variety of stone that attracts experts as well as new enthusiasts alike.
Visitors will discover new facts about green turquoise jewelry, including its history and the cultural and spiritual traditions surrounding turquoise.
"Turquoise has been mined in what we now call the United States for hundreds, even thousands of years," Daniels said. "Native Americans have valued the stone for generations and it plays an important role in their culture and traditions to this very day."
Green turquoise is a stunning variety of the stone and can be found in many shades, from very light green to a deep shade featuring a beautiful matrix - also known in the industry as webbing.
To learn more about green turquoise stones, how they form or where to find them, visit the official site at greenturquoise.net.