Asked: December 14, 20202020-12-14T15:38:17+00:00 2020-12-14T15:38:17+00:00 Why is Idaho a gem state? Amelia 431 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile Amelia Why is Idaho a gem state? questionTravel 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent Archie 0 Questions 303 Answers 0 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile Archie 2020-12-14T15:38:48+00:00Added an answer on December 14, 2020 at 3:38 pm Idaho’s official nickname is “Gem State” because of its natural beauty and abundance of natural resources. It is an agricultural city and can grow many crops but the best crop of Idaho is the potato crop which comprises the nationwide yields. More importantly, this state turns out more than 240 types of minerals. Just because it produces a wide variety of minerals, it comes to be known as a gem state. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Attachment Select file Browse Featured image Select file Browse Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.