Turquoise stones

Turquoise stones

E425/1195 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 54.3MB

Downloadable file size: 3.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Turquoise stones. Polished stones of the mineral turquoise (hydrated copper aluminium phosphate). These opaque gemstones are cryptocrystalline, meaning that their crystals are only visible under a microscope. Turquoise stones have been mined for use as ornamental jewellery for over 8000 years. Early examples come from the Egyptian, Persian and Native American cultures. Deposits are found in the southern USA, Australia and the Middle East.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: blue, blue-green, copper aluminium phosphate, cryptocrystalline, earth science, gem, gemmology, gemology, gems, gemstone, gemstones, geological, geology, green, green-blue, hydrated, jewels, many, mineral, mineralogy, multiple, natural, ornamental, ornamental stone, polished, precious, rock, semi-precious stone, shiny, smooth, stone, stones, turquoise

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.