North American Rock and Mineral Collection - Igneous, Metamorphic & Sedimentary

North American Rock and Mineral Collection - Igneous, Metamorphic & Sedimentary

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North American Rock and Mineral Collection - Igneous, Metamorphic & Sedimentary

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North American Rock and Mineral Collection - Igneous, Metamorphic & Sedimentary

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North American Rock and Mineral Collection - Igneous, Metamorphic & Sedimentary

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This impressive collection contains 50 rock samples that have been collected exclusively from the continent of North America.  Each group of rocks... Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary... are well represented in this set.  Specimens come neatly packed in a sturdy box, but are loose in their individual compartments.  Each rock measures approximately 1 inch x 1 inch and is number coded for easy identification on the included identification chart.  The original location of each rock is also listed on the chart.  Recommended for Grades 5-12. 
 
Samples included in the North American Rock Collection...
 
Igneous:

1. Syenite - CO
2. Granite - CO
3. Pegmatite - CO
4. Andesite - CO
5. Tuff - CO
6. Granite-sodium - CO
7. Diorite - CO
8. Rhyolite - CO
9. Pumice - CA
10. Carbonatite - QUE
11. Breccia - CO
12. Obsidian - UT
13. Rhyolite Porphyry - CO
14. Vitrophyre - CO
15. Vesicular Basalt - CO
16. Monzonite Porphyritic - CO
17. Basalt - CO
18. Granodiorite - CO
19. Gabbro - WY
20. Anorthosite - WY
21. Scoria - CO
22. Trachyte - CO
 
Sedimentary rocks:

23. Coquina - TX
24. Conglomerate - CO
25. Siltstone - CO
26. Sandstone - CO
27. Rock Salt - UT
28. Oil Shale - CO
29. Limestone - CO
30. Fossiliferous Limestone - TX
31. Bituminous Coal - WY
32. Arkose - CO
33. Gypsum - CO
34. Shale - CO
35. Breccia - CO
36. Calcareous Tufa - SD
37. Dolomite - CO
38. Sandstone-banded - WY

Metamorphic Rocks:
 
39. Gneiss - CO
40. Slate - VT
41. Hornfels - WY
42. Mica Schist - WY
43. Garnet Schist - SD
44. Amphibolite - CO
45. Serpentinite - WY
46. Quartzite - WY
47. Phyllite - SD
48. Anthracite Coal - PA
49. Marble - WY 
50. Chlorite Schist - CO

Additional Information

SKU

RCAEP-2211

Weight

6.3 lb

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