Payame Noor Unuversity
In recent decades, mineralogy has improved rapidly; many new mineral phases known by advance analytical methods which bring several scientific mineralogical and gemological names in to use. Variously, a large number of traditional names are used in gem trades every day. Application of recently developed scientific mineralogical findings in modern gem business demand proper terminology. In this article the general mineralogy of the Persian turquoise is brought forward in order to offer a novel name.