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Utah State Gem

Sherry-colored topaz extracted by Utah Dave Merrill from the Wild Horse Springs area, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah; photo by Orbital Joe on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Official State Gem of Utah

Utah designated topaz as the official state gem in 1969. All State Gems

Small perfect crystals of topaz can be found on Thomas Mountain in Juab County, and semiprecious topaz gems are found in Beaver, Juab and Tooele counties of Utah.