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- Hand made by WARD's Geologists
- 16 Rock and mineral specimens with matching Thin Sections
Introductory Mineral & Rock Collection
These sixteen hand specimens accompany the thin sections in the Introductory Mineral and Rock Set. Each specimen is approximately 3" x 4" and comes in an individually labeled plastic storage tray. A printed identification list is also included with the set.
Introductory Mineral & Rock Thin Section Set
We’ve transformed the sixteen rocks and rock-forming minerals from one of our most popular teaching collections into a thin section study set. The set contains four each of igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic, and rock-forming mineral specimens. Each slide displays key mineralogical and textural features important for optical study.
ContentsMinerals: biotite, feldspar, quartz, calcite
Rocks: Igneous: basalt, granite, rhyolite, gabbroSedimentary: conglomerate, limestone, sandstone, shaleMetamorphic: gneiss, marble, quartzite, schist