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Do You Know Your State Rock ?

Twenty-three states have an official state rock (Vermont has three). Do you know what yours is?

This photo from National Geographic depicts seventeen rocks and minerals that have been designated "state rocks."

1 Serpentine California
2 Geode Iowa
3 Bauxite Arkansas
4 Slate Vermont
5 Thunder egg Oregon
6 Red granite Wisconsin
7 Agate Kentucky, Nebraska
8 Limestone Tennessee
9 Petoskey stone Michigan
10 Cumberlandite Rhode Island
11 Barite rose Oklahoma
12 Mozarkite Missouri
13 Roxbury puddingstone, Massachusetts
14 Marble Alabama, Colorado, Vermont
15 Coal Utah, West Virginia
16 Sandstone Nevada
17 Granite New Hampshire, North Carolina, Vermont

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(Image credit: Rebecca Hale, NGM Staff)


I guess Florida's rock should be a grain of sand. It still amuses me that I have to purchase rocks down here for rock gardens, etc. Back in central NY, I'd take a drive in the country and find all I needed.
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