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