The Washington School Rock and Mineral Collection has 40 specimens including examples of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, rock-forming and ore-forming minerals, industrial minerals, and igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Study guide, cardboard box for storage and display, and a compartmented tray are included.
Many schools buy a student kit for each student. We also sell the 40 piece unmarked student set separately for $6.95 to help practice identifiying the rocks. Look at the add to cart button for this choice.
Features & Benefits
The American Educational 2140 Washington School Rock and Mineral Collection is used for geological study. The tray measures 19-1/4 x 11 x 1-1/4 inches (L x W x H), with specimens that measure 2 x 1-1/2 inches (L x W). (L is the horizontal distance from left to right; W is the horizontal distance from front to back; H is the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point.)
Specimens in this collection may vary, based on availability at the time the product is packaged. The collection has a guide for instructional use or individual study.
Students can try to identify the chips by comparing their characteristics to the already labeled specimens. Provides a challenging, yet thoroughly enjoyable excercise.
Each collection includes 40 specimens in the following areas: Rock-Forming Minerals: Augite, Calcite, Gypsum, Muscovite, Quartz, Hornblende, Microcline, Biotite Ores of Common Metals: Bauxite-Aluminum Ore, Galena-Lead Ore, Hematite-Iron Ore, Pyrolusite-Magnesium Ore, Magnetite-Iron Ore, Malachite-Copper Ore, Pyrite-Iron/Sulfur Ore Ores of Common Nonmetals: Fluorite, Dolomite, Barite, Graphite, Talc Sedimentary Rocks: Calcareous Tufa, Limestone, Conglomerate, Fossil Limestone, Sandstone, Oil Shale, Arkose Igneous Rocks: Andesite, Obsidian, Rhyolite, Pumice, Granite, Gabbro, Basalt Metamorphic Rocks: Hornfels, Slate, Gneiss, Marble, Mica Schist, and Quartzite.
WARNING CHOKING HAZARD- Small parts. Not for Children under 3 yrs.