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|The Castle Dome turquoise
mine, located approximately 30 miles from the Sleeping Beauty mine in
Arizona, has been closed since 1979 after the turquoise
deposits were exhausted in that location. If you visit the Castle Dome
site today, you will find a touristy little ghost town. Actual mining
operations have been closed for over 30 years.
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Mine: Gila County, Arizona (about 30 miles from the Sleeping Beauty Mine).
Color: From blue to light green.
Matrix: Light brown to gold color.
Rarity: Difficult to obtain / Rare. The Castle Dome Mine closed in the 1970's.
All of our turquoise beads are natural color
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