Scout-Places

The Gem State (Outdoor Idaho)

Special | 26m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Discover the fascinating world of gems. Are they igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary rocks? Why are they hard? And what makes them "pretty"? Discover why Idaho is called "The Gem State" and what geological forces were involved in the formation of gemstones. Find out what's so special about star garnets, jasper, opals and agates?

Aired: 04/04/02

Rating: TV-G

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Scout-Places is a local public television program presented by IdahoPTV.