Earth Science Rock Mineral Comprehensive Collection

Earth Science Rock Mineral Comprehensive Collection

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Earth Science Rock Mineral Comprehensive Collection

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Earth Science Rock Mineral Comprehensive Collection

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Overview

Earth Science Rock Mineral Comprehensive Collection

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Basic unit of 75 rocks and minerals demonstrates the major rock-forming minerals; the scale of hardness; and recognized physical properties. Unit includes 75 number-coded specimens, each size 1 1/4 x 3/4, a streak plate, magnet, magnifier and compartmented container. This is a comprehensive collection for the study of rocks.

 

The following rocks and minerals are typically included in this set:

Minerals in the Scale of Hardness:  Talc, Gypsum, Calcite, Fluorite, Apatite - Triphyllite, Feldspar, Quartz, Beryl - Topaz, Corundum

Streak, Luster, Cleavage, Fracture, Specific Gravity:  Feldspar - Microcline, Galena, Chalcopyrite, Magnetite, Magnetite- Lodestone, Hematite, Gypsum - Satin Spar, Limonite, Halite, Sphalerite, Barite, Obsidian, Pyrite

Rock Forming Minerals:  Mica - Muscovite, Mica - Biotite, Calcite, Dolomite, Amphibole - Hornblende, Feldspar - Plagioclase, Kaolinite, Olivine, Pyroxene - Augite, Garnet

Ores of Metals and Nonmetals:  Sulfur, Graphite, Kyanite, Vermiculite, Bauxite, Pyrolusite, Malachite

Igneous Rocks:  Pumice, Scoria, Basalt, Felsite - Rhyolite, Granite, Pegmatite, Syenite, Diorite, Basalt Porphyry, Gabbro, Trachyte Porphyry, Pitchstone, Andesite

Sedimentary Rocks:  Arkose, Sandstone, Fossil Limestone, Bituminous Coal, Oolitic Limestone, Compact Limestone, Chalk, Limestone, Travertine, Conglomerate, Shale, Oolite, Oil Shale, Red Sandstone

Metamorphic Rocks:  Slate, Marble, Quartzite, Hornfels, Mica Schist, Chlorite Schist, Phyllite, Gneiss, Anthracite Coal

Additional Information

SKU

RCAEP-2175

Weight

6.0 lb

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