South Dakota

 

Geological State Symbols Across America           Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures


South Dakota State Geological Symbols
Type
Symbol
Year Established
State Mineral Stone
Rose Quartz
1966
State Gemstone
Fairburn Agate
1966
State Fossil
Triceratops
1988
State Jewelry
Black Hills Gold
1988

 

State Mineral Stone: Rose Quartz

 


State Gemstone: Fairburn Agate

 


State Fossil: Triceratops

 

 

State Jewelry: Black Hills Gold


 

References

https://statesymbolsusa.org/states/united-states/south-dakota


Geology of South Dakota's National Parks

Through Pictures

(at least the one's I have been to)

 

Badlands National Park

Visited in 1997

 

Me in front of the Badlands              Views of the Badlands

Me in front of the Badlands                                                                A view of the badlands     

    

 

Views of the Badlands              Views of the Badlands

Some more views of the badlands

 

Views of the Badlands

And another Badlands view


Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Visited in 1997

 

Me in front of Mt Rushmore              View of Mount Rushmore

    Me posing in front of the mount                                                            View from the observation platform