2017 Science Olympiad Rock Kit 90 Specimen Set Minerals Comprehensive

2017 Science Olympiad Rock Kit 90 Specimen Set Minerals Comprehensive

2017 Science Olympiad Rock Kit 90 Specimen Set Minerals Comprehensive

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This premium collection of 90 rocks and minerals includes all of the specimens for a comprehensive study of Rocks and Minerals. The Science Olympiad is a High School National Competition in Science. Our kit is closely aligned to the Official Science Olympiad Rock and Mineral List.

The main differences are:

Official Science Olympiad List:    Our Kit:

#12 Bornite                                         #12 not included

#18 Diamond                                      #18 not included

#21 Feldspar Orthoclase                   #21 Feldspar Microcline

#25 Gold                                             #25 not included

#50 Silver                                            #50 Spodumene

Total of 93 specimens                        Total of 90 specimens

This kit covers minerals & rocks and how they are formed, classified and identified along with suggested labs and work sheets. Also covered are luster, Moh's scale of hardness, streak, specific gravity, cleavage, igneous, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks and sub-classes along with many other things. This is one of our best sellers for home-school, classroom teachers or Earth Science hobbyists. Recommended for grades 6-12. Each specimen is numbered and corresponds to the enclosed numbered identification guide sheet. The specimen size is approximately 1.25 x .75 inch each in a compartment tray inside a box.

2017 Science Olympiad Rock and Mineral Set includes: 

1) Feldspar var. Albite 2) Garnet var. Almandine 3) Feldspar var. Amazonite 4) Apatite 5) Aragonite 6) Pyroxene var. Augite 7) Azurite 8) Bauxite 9) Barite 10) Beryl 11) Mica var. Biotite 12) Calcite 13) Celestite 14) Chalcopyrite 15) Copper 16) Corundum 17) Dolomite 18) Epidote 19) Feldspar var. Microcline 20) Fluorite 21) Galena 22) Geothite/Limonite 23) Graphite 24) Gypsum var. Alabaster 25) Gypsum var. Satin Spar 26) Gypsum var. Selenite 27) Halite 28) Hematite 29) Amphibole var. Hornblende 30) Kaolin 31) Lepidolite 32) Magnetite 33) Malachite 34) Mica var. Muscovite 35) Olivine 36) Opal 37) Pyrite 38) Quartz var. Agate 39) Quartz var. Amethyst 40) Quartz var. Chalcedony 41) Quartz var. Chrysoprase 42) Quartz var. Crystal 43) Quartz var. Jasper 44) Quartz var. Milky 45) Quartz var. Rose 46) Rhodonite 47) Spodumene 48) Sodalite 49) Sphalerite 50) Staurolite 51) Sulfur 52) Talc 53) Topaz 54) Tourmaline 55) Tremolite 56) Ulexite

Metamorphic Rocks:

57) Gneiss 58) Marble 59) Phyllite 60) Quartzite 61) Gamet-mica Schist 62) Mica Schist 63) Slate

Igneous Rocks:

64) Andesite 65) Basalt 66) Diorite 67) Gabbro 68) Granite 69) Obsidian 70) Pegmatite 71) Pumice 72) Rhyolite 73) Scoria

Sedimentary Rocks:

74) Anthracite Coal 75) Arkose 76) Bituminous Coal 77) Breccia 78) Chert 79) Congolmerate 80) Coquina 81) Diatomite 82) Dolomite 83) Lignite Coal 84) Chalk 85) Limestone 86) Fossiliferous Limestone 87) Oolitic Limestone 88) Travertine 89) Sandstone 90) Shale

 

Additional Information

SKU

RCAEP-SciOlymp2017

Weight

5.7 lb

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