New Hampshire State Gem, Mineral, and Rock

Beryl: Photo courtesy and © Roger Weller of Cochise College

“Granite is the official state rock of New Hampshire. Granite is the traditional rock in New Hampshire. It gave New Hampshire it’s Nickname of “The Granite State.” New Hampshire once had a large industry surrounding the quarrying of granite. Beryl is the official state mineral of New Hampshire. Beryl is a gemstone commonly found in the granite rocks abundant in the state. Beryl Crystals are a yellow-green and yellow colors. Smoky quartz is the official state gem of New Hampshire. Smoky Quartz is a common mineral also found in many types of rocks, including granite. It is also know as cairngorm.”

Source: United States Geological Survey: Cascades Volcano Observator

Smoky Quartzl: Photo courtesy and © Roger Weller of Cochise College

New Hampshire State Gem
This is a helpful page on quartz crystals. New Hampshire’s state gem is the variety known as “smoky” quartz. To learn more about this variety, scroll down to the “varieties” section.
Source: The University of Texas: Department of Geological Sciences

New Hampshire State Rock
This page has great information about granite, including why they call New Hampshire the granite state.
Source: Volcana World from the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium

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APA style
Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:45, August 18, 2019, from https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/
MLA style
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The Chicago Manual of Style
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Bluebook style
Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols, https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/ (last visited Aug. 18, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 14:16 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/. Accessed August 18, 2019.

Citation styles

APA style
Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:45, August 18, 2019, from https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/
MLA style
classbrain, “Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 December 2014, 14:16 UTC. . 18 Aug 2019 <https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 December 2014, 14:16 UTC, <https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/> [accessed 18 August 2019]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/ [accessed August 18, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 30, 14:16 UTC [cited 2019 Aug 18]. Available from: https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols, https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/ (last visited Aug. 18, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for New Hampshire: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 14:16 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/newhampshire_gem_mineral_rock/. Accessed August 18, 2019.