Agate

Tennessee State Stone

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Iris agate from Horse Mountain, Tennessee

Iris agate from Horse Mountain, Tennessee; photo by Dave Ault on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Agate

Agate (a cryptocrystalline quartz) was adopted as the official state stone of Tennessee in 1969. Agate is a semiprecious gemstone found only in a few areas of Tennessee.

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Images

Top quality iris agate from Horse Mountain, Tennessee; photo by Dave Ault / rockman836 on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Top quality iris agate from Horse Mountain, Tennessee

Greenhaw paint rock agate from southern Tennessee; photo by Dave Ault / rockman836 on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works). 

Greenhaw paint rock agate from southern Tennessee