Where is turquoise found in the sinai peninsula?

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Kane Bahringer asked a question: Where is turquoise found in the sinai peninsula?
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Date created: Mon, Sep 20, 2021 2:58 PM
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  • Turquoise in the Sinai Peninsula is found in lower Carboniferous sandstones overlain by basalt flows and upper Carboniferous limestone. The overlying beds were presumably the source of the copper, which precipitated as turquoise in nodules, horizontal seams, or vertical joints in the sandstone beds.

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