State Mineral. Beryl is hereby designated as the official state mineral of New Hampshire.
Beryl is a gemstone commonly found in the granite rocks abundant in the state. Beryl Crystals are a yellow-green and yellow colors.
State Gem.Smoky quartz is hereby designated as the official state gem of New Hampshire.
Smoky Quartz is a common mineral also found in many types of rocks, including granite. It is also know as cairngorm.
The New Hampshire Almanac is compiled by the New Hampshire State Library from state statutes and other sources as noted.