List of U.S. state minerals, rocks, stones and gemstones

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Some American states have made a state mineral, rock, stone or gemstone Not every state has an official state mineral, rock, stone and/or gemstone, however.

In the chart below the year in parentheses are the year when that mineral, rock, stone or gemstone was officially made a State symbol or emblem.

State by state listingEdit

State Mineral Rock or Stone Gemstone
Hematite (1967)
Marble (1969)
Copper[4] (Arizona's nickname is "the Copper State")
Bauxite (1967)
Gold California's nickname is the Golden State
Serpentine (1965)
Benitoite (1985)
Aquamarine (1971)
Almandine Garnet (1977)
Moonstone (1970)
Staurolite (1976)
Quartz (1976)
Fluorite (1965)
quartz Geode (1967)
Coal (1998)
Agate (1976)
Rhodonite (1979)
Petoskey stone fossilized coral (1965)
Mozarkite (1967)
Montana Sapphire

Montana Agate
Prairie agate (1967)
Blue agate (1967)
Silver Nevada's nickname is the Silver State
Sandstone (1987)
Precious Gemstone: Black fire opal

Semiprecious Gemstone: Turquoise
New Hampshire[29]
Beryl (1985)
Granite (1985) New Hampshire's nickname is the Granite State
New Jersey[30]      
New Mexico[31]    
Turquoise (1967)
New York[32]    
Garnet (1967)
North Carolina[33]
Gold (2011)
Granite (1979)
Emerald (1973)
North Dakota[34]      
Ohio flint (1965)
Thunderegg agate (1965)
Oregon sunstone labradorite (1987)
Rhode Island[39]
Bowenite serpentine (1966)
South Carolina[40]  
Blue granite (1969)
Amethyst (1969)
South Dakota[41]  
Fairburn agate (1966)
Limestone (1979)

Tennessee Paint Rock Agate (1969)
Precious Metal: Silver (2007)
Gemstone: Texas blue topaz (1969)

Gem Cut: "Lone Star Cut" (1977)
Copper (1994)
Coal (1991)
Topaz (1969)
Granite (1992)

Marble (1992)

Slate (1992)
West Virginia[F][48]  
Mississippian Lithostrotionella fossil coral (1990)
Red granite (1971)


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