What gemstones are native to the US?
Listed below are some of the various gemstones produced throughout the United States:
What is the official gemstone of the United States?
Table of minerals, rocks, stones and gemstones
|State federal district or territory||Mineral||Gemstone|
|Alaska||Gold (1968)||Nephrite jade (1968)|
|Arkansas||Quartz (1967)||Diamond (1967)|
|California||Gold (1965); California’s nickname is the Golden State||Benitoite (1985)|
What states have Opal?
Opals: – These are mainly found in the states of Nevada, Oregon and Idaho. In Virgin Valley in Nevada there are black fire opals. Oregon is also famous for its Thundereggs and Sunstones.