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Rocks and Minerals in Tennessee

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This section is dedicated to the rocks and minerals that can be found in Tennessee.  The images and descriptions should assist identification of rocks and minerals that you might find in Tennessee.  Use the links on the left side of the page for each of the rocks and minerals.

Be sure and also visit Nashville Fossils for information about fossils that can be found in Nashville Tennessee.

We have a long list of rocks and minerals that we are collecting for inclusion on this site.  Below is the list that have currently compiled of rocks and minerals that have been found in Tennessee:

bulletAsbestos
bulletBarite
bulletBentonite
bulletCalcite
bulletCalcopytie
bulletCelestite
bulletChert
bulletCobalt
bulletConglomerate
bulletCopper
bulletDolomite
bulletEpidote
bulletFeldspar
bulletFlint
bulletFluorite
bulletGabbro
bulletGalena
bulletGarnet
bulletGneiss
bulletGold
bulletGranite
bulletGypsum
bulletHematite
bulletLimestone
bulletLimonite
bulletLithium
bulletMagnetite
bulletManganese
bulletMarble
bulletMica
bulletNickel
bulletOlivine
bulletPhosphate
bulletPhyllite
bulletPyrite
bulletQuartz
bulletQuartzite
bulletSandstone
bulletShale
bulletSiltstone
bulletSlate
bulletSoapstone (Talc)
bulletSphalerite
bulletTopaz
bulletTripoli
bulletUnakite
bulletZirconium

 

 

 

 

 

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