Staurolite

Georgia State Mineral

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Staurolite

Staurolite (fairy stones);  photo courtesy of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (on Flickr); noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike.

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.

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Images

Fairy stones (staurolite); photo by Va. Dept. of Conservation & Recreation on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Fairy stones (staurolite)

Videos

Fairy Stone State Park