Turquoise is easily recognized by its color, bright blue to pale green to blue-green.  It's moh's hardness is 5-6.  Turquoise is found in the mountains of Iran. 

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
17783 (none) 1932,1008.141 (none) Beads. 1 gold facetted lentoid. 13 lentoid carnelian. 3 balls carnelian. 1 turquoise pendant. 1 flat barrel steatite. 1 ring steatite. 1 flat lentoid paste.
18121H (none) (none) (none) [A] Beads. Agate ball and carnelian balls and double conoids; chalcedony double conoid; lapis, jasper agate and carnelian date-shaped; jasper (?) double conoid; [B] amethyst scaraboid; [A] steatite flattened balls; glazed frit discoid; [C-D] 2 glazed frit thick discoids with criss-cross on one side: [E] small glazed scaraboid with bungled heiroglyphs: [F] pebble scaraboid. Roughly incised thus: [drawing] [G] carnelian domical ovoid roughly engraved with figure of deer (?); [H] small puzuzu head in turquoise: [I] chalcedony seal, with Persian figure of a man standing in prayer. [drawing] [J] Also: a copper fibula. [drawing]
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