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New Hampshire State Gem

Smoky quartz gemstones - click to see all state gems & gemstones
Smoky quartz gemstone images © International Colored Gemstone
Association (ICA): Image Library - Quartz (used by permission).
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Smoky Quartz

New Hampshire designated smoky quartz as the official state gem in 1985 (also known as cairngormas). Quartz is a common mineral found in many types of rocks, including granite (New Hampshire's official state rock).

Source:
State Gem: New Hampshire State Almanac
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