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Eisco Introduction to Minerals Kit - Contains 12 specimens measuring approx. 1" (3cm)

  • Kit contains twelve mineral samples and a specimen key
  • Includes a large variety of minerals designed to act as a gateway to the wider world of mineralogy
  • Perfect for the classroom and for personal use
  • Samples contained include hematite, magnetite, biotite, gypsum, calcite, hornblende, augite, labradorite, microcline, muscovite, olivine, and quartz
  • A fantastic collection for first-time and experienced rock hounds

Minerals are defined as solid, naturally-occurring, inorganic materials with a specific chemical composition and sturdy atomic structure. They are the building blocks that make up rocks everywhere on the planet. Understanding these minerals is the key to understanding how rocks form on Earth and other planets. This kit offers an introduction to many important minerals that make up our world, and is a great way to begin exploring in earth science. This kit contains 12 numbered specimens and a specimen key.

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