Wisconsin State Symbols: Geological & Archaelogical

Information on the Geological & Archaelogical state symbols of Wisconsin, including the Wisconsin state fossil and state mineral.

Wisconsin State Fossil
Wisconsin’s state fossil is the trilobite. Find out what a trilobite is, when it lived, and what it took to get this fossil elected as a Wisconsin state symbol.
Source: State Fossils

Wisconsin State Mineral: Galena. IMage courtesy of © Roger Weller of Cochise College

Wisconsin State Mineral: Galena. IMage courtesy of © Roger Weller of Cochise College

 

Wisconsin State Mineral
Find out why galena is important, and why Wisconsin chose it to be the state mineral.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wisconsin State Mineral
This page has great information on red granite’s adoption as a state symbol. Find out what group lobbied for its adoption, and which minerals can generally be found inside granite.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

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Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols. (2014, December 1). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:50, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/
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The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/ [accessed February 26, 2020].
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classbrain, Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 1, 15:42 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/.
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Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols, https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 1, 2014, 15:42 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/. Accessed February 26, 2020.

Citation styles

APA style
Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols. (2014, December 1). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 04:50, February 26, 2020, from https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/
MLA style
classbrain, “Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 1 December 2014, 15:42 UTC. . 26 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 1 December 2014, 15:42 UTC, <https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/> [accessed 26 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/ [accessed February 26, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 1, 15:42 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols, https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/ (last visited Feb. 26, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Wisconsin: Geological and Archaelogical Symbols. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 1, 2014, 15:42 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/wisconsin_state_fossil_mineral_rock/. Accessed February 26, 2020.