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


States in the U.S. which have significant mineral deposits often create a state mineral, rock, stone or gemstone to promote interest in their natural ..... Florida's State Gem, moonstone was ado...

FGS - Florida Minerals


Nov 10, 2014 ... Florida's Mineral Commodities. ... FLORIDA'S MINERALS: Making Modern Life Possible. Mine locations in Florida; Florida Mining History

DRAM, FGS, Florida Rocks and Minerals


Jul 1, 2015 ... Florida Rocks is a web page showing common rocks and mineral found in Florida.

FGS - Rock and Minerals - Florida Department of Environmental ...


Jul 1, 2015 ... Rocks and Minerals. Examples of Rocks and Mineral commonly found in Florida. A picture of Calcite Crystals These are the solid materials that ...

Florida's Rocks and Minerals - University of Florida Digital Collections


Florida's Native Americans used chert in the ... minerals, quartz sand, calcite, iron oxides, organic ... term applied to natural deposits of minerals valued chiefly

Rockhounding Florida | Gator Girl Rocks


Agatized fossil coral can exhibit a wide range of natural colors, ranging from white ... Florida designated moonstone as its state mineral in 1970 in honor of the  ...

Guide to rocks and minerals of Florida ( FGS : Special ... - UFDC Home


"Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Florida". This revised edition presents geological information regarding part of Florida's natural resources. This publication will ...

Exploring Florida Documents: Minerals


There is a tremendous present need in Florida for a detailed survey of the mineral and natural resources of the state as a whole, and a thorough topographic ...

Minerals and Fossil Hunting in Florida's Rivers and Beaches


Florida is known to have a variety of gemstones and minerals, although it may ... The agatized corals are found in many different natural hues such as white, pink  ...

clays. notes on the clays of florida. - USGS Publications Warehouse


siderable clay is mined in Florida and shipped to some of the North- ..... DARTON , N. H., and SIEBENTHAL, C. E. Geology and mineral resources of the.