African turquoise

turquoise africaine

THE African turquoise

It is a green colored stone with various shades dotted with darker inclusions. The "African jasper" is often wrongly called African turquoise because it has a structure similar to that of turquoise and therefore represents an interesting substitute for it. However it is not turquoise but a quality of jasper that is found in Africa.

Main deposits: African continent, more specifically South Africa
african turquoise