These sites are about the different types of rocks and minerals found in Utah. Learn about the offical state rock, mineral, and gem. Includes a map showing Utah’s mineral deposits. There are also many suggested hands-on activities. Find out how you can have a toolbox of Utah rocks and minerals sent to your classroom. There are also videos about rocks and minerals; how they are made, identified and classified. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on rocks and minerals.
Explore these many sites for general information on rocks and minerals. Includes hands-on activities, online games, many photographs, and animated movies. Learn about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks and some of the more common minerals. There are links to eThemes Resources on fossils and erosion.