Gemstones Found in Georgia

    Quartz
      Quartz is found throughout Georgia's Mountains. Additionally, rockhounders can usually find colored quartz: Citrine and Amethyst.

    Less common stones are: Beryl, Ruby and Garnet.

Georgia State Gemstones

    State Gemstone: Quartz
    Quartz was adopted as Georgia's State Gemstone in 1976.

    State Mineral: Staurolite
    Staurolite was adopted as Georgia's State Mineral in 1976.


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