Turquoise kind of precious stones, a blue color usually is a Mtmih phosphate of aluminum and copper, mounted on a metal that contains iron in some cases, composed by deposition of solutions. Copper, consists of copper fumes rising metal and the reason for this opinion and there is small amounts of phosphate and copper, which gives him a blue color and gives the metal iron in Nrkibh green. Stone easy scratching and light weight is very weak punctuated fractures Mharip shape, at risk of Bacharok (because some raw materials high porosity) can be maintained in the form of stone across the printing on the resin or wax resin, a high value characteristic of the jewelry.

Knight: Elvirozj - Almacfat - Alpiroozp - Stone Eye - Alturkoaz - Stone Alcalay - Alcdhir

Native to Egypt
Whereabouts are currently
Iran - Egypt - China - United States of America (California, Nevada and Arizona) - Mexico - Russia - Australia - England - Thailand - Turkistan - Chile - Sri Lanka

Birth Stone

He knew turquoise in Egypt, as used since the Neolithic era and during the period of Badari. It was also considered by some historians that the ancient Egyptians had discovered this stone since pre-dynastic period, and before the era of history. Since there was this beautiful gem in the turquoise mines in the cave, the Sinai peninsula.

The contents of the tomb of Tutankhamun confirms fancy pharaohs and the kings of the dynasties of the ancient Egyptians with precious stones, including turquoise stone:

* Gold ring alfalfa component of Turquoise
* Punish the publisher of wings and crowned with a sun disk of gold studded Belviroz, lapis lazuli and carnelian.
* Bracelet is subject to distortion consisting of beads and Jalan minute size of the gold and turquoise, lapis lazuli, agate, and networked flat oval piece of gold.

Turquoise stone and used in a number of anklets studs found in the tomb of Queen Hetepheres of the fourth dynasty in Giza. Also found in abundance in turquoise jewelry that were discovered in Dahshur of the reign of the Twelfth Dynasty. The historical research that the ancient Egyptians were the first to know turquoise and used for decoration since three thousand years BC
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