Rocks and Minerals

Photos of mineral samples Galena Jasper Marcasite Gypsum Dolomite Calcite Halite Oolite Sphalerite Opalite Concretion Cone-in-cone Agate Amber

The rocks and minerals pictured above are from different parts of Kansas. Click on a sample to find out more.

The rocks and minerals found above and below ground in Kansas have long been important to the state's residents. In addition to their economic importance (click here to read more about rocks, minerals, and petroleum resources), the state's rocks and minerals are also valued for their intrinsic beauty and appearance.