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DIVISION OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES

Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

Virginia Rocks |  Virginia Minerals |  Virginia Fossils

Virginia has experienced a long and complex geologic history. Over a billion years of dynamic events have shaped the landscape we see today and influenced other aspects of Virginia's natural and cultural history. Each rock, mineral and fossil can help us read this fascinating geologic autobiography of Virginia. Click the links above to browse a few of the most common and popular rocks, fossils and minerals.

Common Virginia Rocks

Common Virginia Rocks

Virginia Minerals

Virginia Minerals

Virginia Fossils

Virginia Fossils