Sleeping beauty turquoise can be found in the. Southwestern part of the United States in Arizona. The highly sought-after stone has made a tremendous impact on the history of turquoise over the years. The stone got its name because the mountain where it is mined resembles a sleeping woman laying on her back with arms crossed. Currently, the Sleeping Beauty mines are closed down with no sign of opening again in the near future.Please take your time and don't pay for up to 2 weeks.