Llano Uplift

Rocks & Minerals Found in Llano
The City of Llano sits on both sides of the Llano River in the heart of Llano County. The area is part of Llano Uplift, a geologic phenomenon packed with a variety of mineral deposits that took more than 1.5 billion years to form. The Llano Uplift is a rock hound's wonderland. A total of 241 different rocks and minerals are found in the county. In Llano you can find:
  • Amethyst
  • Azurite
  • Dolomites
  • Galena
  • Garnet
  • Llanite which is found no where else in the world
  • Quartz
  • Serpentine
  • Traces of gold

Llanite Rock