VINTAGE ESTATE STERLING SILVER NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN TURQUOISE RING SIGNED ER. The Cripple Creek mine in Teller County, Colorado is the site for a number of small gold mining claims. Cripple Creek Turquoise was originally found primarily as a by-product of gold mining, as were many of the Colorado Turquoise minining claims. There are several Turquoise claims in the Cripple Creek district such as the Elkhorn Claim, the Florence Turquoise Mine, the O'Haver Claim, the Roanoke Shaft, and the Hidden Treasure Turquoise Mine. One of the groups still mining the Turquoise claims are the Bad Boys of Cripple Creek.
The areas that the Bad Boys are mining yield some greenish Turquoise, and some light to dark blue Turquoise with brown matrix. On a rare occassion, Turquoise is found in Cripple Creek that has natural Gold Ore in it.
It has become a little more common to see Turquoise Jewelry with Cripple Creek Turquoise these days due to the Bad Boys efforts. The Cripple Creek turquoise mine is located in Teller County, Colorado.Found by miners searching for gold in the area. It is a very hard material, running to 7.7 on the Moh's scale, with a color varying from blue green to a true turquoise blue color. It is among the finest turquoise.
Cripple Creek turquoise comes from the Cripple Creek mining area, located in Teller County Colorado, near the town of Cripple Creek. This is a very hard stone with colour range from light and dark blues with brown matrix, and more rarely a golden limonite matrix to blue-green.Hardness can be up to 6 mohs. The item "VINTAGE ESTATE STERLING SILVER NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN TURQUOISE RING SIGNED ER" is in sale since Wednesday, March 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Rings". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.