Skip to content

Eisco Calcite Specimen (Mineral), Approx. 1" (3cm)

SKU ESNG0013
  • Calcite sample approximately 1" (3cm) in size
  • Ideal for students to use during lessons on chemical reactions - calcite is one of few minerals that effervesce in acid
  • Perfect size for use in classroom identification labs and exercises, correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence Statements
  • A standard in the Moh's scale of hardness and a shining example of three-plane rhombic cleavage
  • Specimen comes in clear labeled and barcoded bag for ideal storage

Calcite is made up of calcium carbonate. It can grow into rocks, animal shells, chalk, and translucent, rhombic minerals. A universally useful mineral, calcite can be used most effectively to teach students about mineral hardness, cleavage, light refraction, and effervescence. This sample is also available in packs of 12.

Height1
Length1
Weight0.2
Width1
We don't have that information available online. If you'd like to know, please email us at customer.support@eiscolabs.com and we'll get you that information ASAP.
InstructionsNo instructions available online. Please contact us for further assistance.
High Resolution ImagePlease register as a teacher or distributor to view and download high resolution images.