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Introductory Mineral and Rock Collection

Examples of the Most Basic Rocks and Rock-Forming Minerals

Give your students a clear introduction to rocks and rock-forming minerals; the specimens in the introductory set are easy to differentiate from one another and clearly show the traits of each type. The set is housed in a compartmented collection box, and an identification key is included.Contents:16 numbered samples, 1" x 1"Minerals: biotite, feldspar, quartz, calciteRocks:Igneous: basalt, granite, rhyolite, gabbroSedimentary: conglomerate, limestone, sandstone, shaleMetamorphic: gneiss, marble, quartzite, schist

Introductory Mineral and Rock Collection, Hand Specimens
The larger hand samples show the features more clearly and are ideal for demonstration or display. The samples come with individual, labelled plastic trays and an identification list.
Contents: 16 numbered samples, 3" x 4"

Introductory Mineral and Rock Thin Section Set
Contents: 16 thin section glass microscope slides, 27 x 46 mm



Item # Description Unit Availability Price Quantity
470025-166 WARD’S Introductory Mineral and Rock Collection
Each Retrieving


Item # Description No. of Slides Unit Availability Price Quantity
470024-958 WARD’S Introductory Mineral and Rock Thin Sections
16 Thin Sections Kit of 1 Retrieving
470025-168 WARD’S Introductory Mineral & Rock Hand Specimens
16 Hand Samples Each Retrieving


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