Courtesy and © Roger Weller of Cochise College

Tennessee State Gem
Tennessee’s state gem is the Tennessee river pearl. You can find out all about the Gem’s adoption and what makes it so special on this helpful page.
Source: Tennessee River Pearls

Tennessee Official Pearl Culturing Site
Tennessee’s governor Phil Bredeson signed in to effect the official pearl culturing site. Find out more about this symbol including where the site is, and who else was at the bill’s signing.
Source: Birdsong Marine and Resort

Courtesy Will Smith of the Middle Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society
Photos are under his copyright.

Tennessee State Rock
The rock actually refered to as Tennessee marble is actually Tennessee limestone. Learn more about Tennessee limestone on this helpful page.
Source: Brooklyn College

Tennessee State Stone The Tennessee state stone is Tennessee agate. Tennessee’s agates have a unique brightly colored pattern that has earned them the nickname “paint rocks.”
Source:Tennessee Paint Rock Agate

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APA style
Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. (2014, December 29). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 08:43, September 16, 2019, from https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/
MLA style
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MHRA style
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The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/ [accessed September 16, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 29, 23:19 UTC [cited 2019 Sep 16]. Available from: https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols, https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/ (last visited Sep. 16, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 29, 2014, 23:19 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/. Accessed September 16, 2019.

Citation styles

APA style
Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. (2014, December 29). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 08:44, September 16, 2019, from https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/
MLA style
classbrain, “Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 29 December 2014, 23:19 UTC. . 16 Sep 2019 <https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 29 December 2014, 23:19 UTC, <https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/> [accessed 16 September 2019]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/ [accessed September 16, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 29, 23:19 UTC [cited 2019 Sep 16]. Available from: https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols, https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/ (last visited Sep. 16, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Tennessee: Geological and Archaeological Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 29, 2014, 23:19 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/tennessee_symbols_state_gem_rock_stone/. Accessed September 16, 2019.