Texas

 

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


Texas State Geological Symbols
Type
Symbol
Year Established
State Stone
Petrified Palmwood
1969
State Gem
Texas Blue Topaz
1969
State Dinosaur
Paluxysaurus Jonesi
1997
State Precious Metal
Silver
2007

 

State Stone: Petrified Palmwood

 

 

State Gem: Texas Blue Topaz

 


State Dinosaur: Paluxysaurus Jonesi

 


State Precious Metal: Silver


 

References

https://statesymbolsusa.org/states/united-states/texas


Geology of Texas's National Parks

Through Pictures

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

 

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Visited in 2005

 

View of the flint quarry                 Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Views of the Flint Quarry

 

Flint pit                 Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

                     A Flint Pit                                                                         A Flint Rock where they chipped off the flint

 

Cowgirl                  Flint Chips

         Veronica being a cowgirl                        Flint chips just scattered about (No I didn't take any)


Chamizal National Memorial

Visited in 2004

 

Chazimal

No Pictures (Sorry)


Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Visited in 2004

 

Lake Merideth

Pictures listed with Alibates Flint Quarry above.

Part of the same park.


Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park

Visited in 2005

 

LBJ NHP

No Pictures (Sorry)


San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Visited in 2005

 

Mission San Juan                  Mission Espada

Mission San Juan                                                                                           Mission Espada 

 

 

Mission San Jose                  San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

       Mission San Jose arch ways                                                                    Grist mill with a worker working  

 

 

Mission San Jose                  Mission Concepcion

Mission San Jose                                                                                  Mission Concepcion