AR State Symbols
Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09
| Symbols for Arkansas: Geological and Archeological Symbols
By Nora Kirkeby
Aug 23, 2006, 13:17 PST
State Gemstones, State Rocks, State Fossils, and State Minerals
Alabama State Gem
|Image © Roger Weller of Cochise College|
Diamonds are the official gemstones of Arkansas. Learn about them and have fun with the provided coloring page.
Source: Secretary of State
Arkansas State Mineral
This site includes the chemical equations for each of the minerals. It explains why quartz was chosen for Arkansas, and when it was adopted.
Source: State Minerals
Arkansas State Mineral (Quartz)
|Image courtesy the US Committee on Resources, the US House of Representatives|
Learn about the various types of quartz at this colorful site with great photographs.
Source: SHG Resources
Arkansas State Rock
Bauxite was designated Arkansas’ state rock in 1967. Wikipedia has information on the various bauxite types, and its origins. Learn all about it.
Learn more with the help of Google.
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