Examine the Mineral Composition of Igneous Rocks
- Developed jointly by experienced educators and Ward's® staff geologists
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Learn about formation, chemical composition, mineral constituents, and textural variations in a variety of igneous rocks with the thin section slides and activities in our comprehensive GEO-logic collection. The thin section microscope slides correspond to the rock samples in the Igneous Rocks Activity Set. A teacher's guide and student copymasters are included for the following activities: reading the cooling history from thin sections, identifying anisotropic minerals, and estimating percentage of minerals. An optical properties chart is also included. The set is housed in a hinged storage box.
Ordering information: Contents include 12 thin section glass microscope slides (27 x 46 mm), Magnifier, Teacher's Guide, and Student Copymasters.