State Symbols USA home page

Google

  SITEMAP  

  QUIZ  

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
USA (national)

Georgia State Mineral

Staurolite - click to see all state minerals
Photo of staurolite (fairy stones) courtesy of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (pcopros on Flickr); noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike. All Geological Symbols.

Staurolite

Staurolite was designated the official state mineral of Georgia in 1976. Commonly called “fairy crosses” or “fairy stones,” staurolite crystals are common in northern Georgia and are collected as good luck charms.

Fairy stones (staurolite)  - click to see all state minerals
Fairy stones (staurolite) photo by pcopros on Flickr; noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike. See All State Minerals.
Source:
State MIneral: Georgia SOS
Links:
All Geological Symbols

    

Google

What are your State Symbols?
State Symbols USA is a nonprofit organization promoting
appreciation for our natural treasures and cultural heritage.
 

Georgia Symbols & Icons:

bird - game bird
butterfly - insect
flower-wildflower
mammal
reptile
amphibian
fish - seashell
fruit- food
vegetable - tree
crop - monument 
gem - mineral
fossil - soil

flag - seal - motto
creed - quarter
name - nickname
language - school
BBQ cookoffs
possum - tartan
folk festival - play
museum 1 - 2 - 3
center 1-2 - atlas
song - ballet
dance - waltz
theater 1 - 2
 

Share |