State Gemstone: Cabochon Cut Oyster Shell (2011)
State Mineral: Agate (2011)
State Fossil: Petrified Palm Wood (1976)

Louisiana is one of the few states that does not have an abundance of amazing rocks and crystals.  The following can be found though

  • Agate
  • Petrified palm wood
  • Opalized wood
  • Oyster Shells
  • Jasper
  • Carnelian
  • Louisiana Opal


Please note that rock collecting locations are always changing so be sure to check with the site owner for the most current information before going.

Dig safe, never go underground, and make sure to get permission from the landowner to search for and collect rocks.