rocks-and-gems-turquoise Its famous blue color comes from the mineral copper. The name comes from the French word for “Turkish.” That’s because long ago, it was brought to Europe through Turkey.… ← Previous Image Next Image → ↑ Return to post Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.