Unofficial National Register of Geoheritage Sites

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Currently, there is no comprehensive national registry that includes all geoheritage sites in the United States. The list being developed here is meant to help strengthen the connections between geoheritage sites and encourage the sharing of best management practices nationwide.
Geoheritage Sites
  • Designated Geologic Sites and Registries
  • Undesignated Geologic Sites
  • Geology Museums
Alabama
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Arkansas
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Connecticut
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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Delaware
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  • No Data
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  • State gemstone: Silimanite
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Belemnitella americana (Cretaceous age, belemnite)
  • State highpoint: Ebright Road at DE-PA State line (448')
  • State geologic map
  • State Soil—Greenwich [SSSA]

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Illinois
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • State gemstone: Fluorite
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Tullimonstrum gregarium (Pennsylvanian age, soft-bodied animal - "Tully Monster")
  • State highpoint: Charles Mound (1,235')
  • State Soil—Drummer [SSSA]
Indiana
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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Iowa
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • State gemstone:No Data
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Not Designated
  • State highpoint: Hawkeye Point (1,670')
  • State Soil—Tama [SSSA]
Kansas
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • State gemstone:Freshwater pearl
  • State mineral: Coal
  • State fossil: Brachiopod (Ordovician - Mississippian age, shellfish)
  • State highpoint: Black Mountain (4,145')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Crider [SSSA]
Louisiana
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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Maine
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • State gemstone: Agate
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Ecphora gardnerae gardnerae (Miocene age, snail); Astrodon johnstoni (Cretaceous age, sauropod dinosaur)
  • State highpoint: Hoye Crest (3,360')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Sassafras [SSSA]
Massachusetts
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • State gemstone: Rhodonite
  • State mineral: Babingtonite
  • State fossil: Dinosaur tracks (Jurassic age, trace fossil tracks)
  • State highpoint: Mount Greylock (3,491')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Paxton [SSSA]

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  • State gemstone: Chlorastrolite (Isle Royale greenstone)
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Mamut americanum (Pliocene - Pleistocene age, mastodon); Petoskey Stone (Devonian age, coral)
  • State highpoint: Mount Arvon (1,979')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Kalkaska [SSSA]
Minnesota
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • State gemstone: No Data
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Basilosaurus (Eocene age, whale); Zygorhiza (Eocene age, whale); petrified wood (Oligocene age, wood)
  • State highpoint: Woodall Mountain (806')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Natchez [SSSA]

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  • State gemstone: Galena
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Delocrinus missouriensis (Pennsylvanian age, crinoid); Hypsibema missouriense (Cretaceous age, dinosaur)
  • State highpoint: Taum Sauk Mountain (1,772')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Menfro [SSSA]

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  • State gemstone: Sapphire
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Maiasaura peeblesorum (Cretaceous age, duckbilled dinosaur)
  • State highpoint: State Highpoint: Granite Peak (12,799')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Scobey [SSSA]

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  • State gemstone: Blue agate
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Archidiskodon imperator (Pleistocene age, mammoth); mammoth (Pleistocene age, mammoth)
  • State highpoint: Panorama Point (5,424')
  • State Soil—Holdrege [SSSA]

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  • State gemstone: Opal and Tuquoise
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Shonisaurus popularis (Triassic age, ichthyosaur)
  • State highpoint: Boundary Peak (13,140')
  • State Soil—Orovada [SSSA]

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Rhode Island
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • State gemstone: Amethyst
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Not Designated
  • State highpoint: Sassafras Mountain (3,560')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Bohicket

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  • State gemstone: Texas blue topaz
  • State mineral: Silver
  • State fossil: Pleurocoelus (Cretaceous age, sauropod dinosaur); petrified palm wood (Oligocene age)
  • State highpoint: Guadalupe Peak (8,749')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Houston Black [SSSA]

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  • State gemstone: Jade
  • State mineral: No Data
  • State fossil: Knightia (Eocene age, fish); Triceratops (Cretaceous age, horned dinosaur)
  • State highpoint: Gannett Peak (13,804')
  • State Geologic Map
  • State Soil—Forkwood [SSSA]
American Samoa
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • Gemstone: No Data
  • Mineral: No Data
  • Highpoint: Lata Mountain (3,160')
District of Columbia
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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Puerto Rico
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • Gemstone: No Data
  • Mineral: No Data
  • Highpoint: Cerro de Punta (4,390')
Virgin Islands
Geoheritage Sites
  • No Data
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  • Gemstone: No Data
  • Mineral: No Data
  • Highpoint: Crown Mountain (1,556')

Last updated: September 20, 2019

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