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The Great American Turquoise Rush

The Great American Turquoise Rush

1890-1910

by Mike Ryan and Philip Chambless
Hardback
Publication Date: 01/01/2017
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The Great American Turquoise Rush was the period of the largest concerted effort to mine, process and market turquoise in the history of the United States. It started when traditional markets for the clear sky blue Persian turquoise closed and the east coast jewelers, who controlled the jewelry trade in the United States, were forced from necessity to reappraise the quality of turquoise from the southwest. The efforts to control this new market were begun in New Mexico but would expand into other states. This is the true story of that time, largely forgotten or remembered only from oral tradition.

ISBN:
9781632931665
9781632931665
Category:
Mining technology & engineering
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-01-2017
Publisher:
Sunstone Press
Country of origin:
United States
Mike Ryan

Mike Ryan is a sports writer and author with numerous titles, including Hockey Hall of Fame Unstoppable and Football Stars.

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