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Raw Talc, Mineral Specimen - Approx. 1" - Geologist Selected & Hand Processed - Great for Science Classrooms - Eisco Labs

SKU ESNG0027
  • TALC | Through the process of metasomatism, hot fluid infiltrates the atomic structure of other silicate minerals, altering them to form talc. Talc is at the bottom of the Mohs scale of hardness, and has a distinct soapy feel
  • GREAT FOR GEOLOGY CLASSROOMS | Ideal for identification & classification exercises. A great example for lessons in mineral hardness, and characteristics exhibited by hydrothermally altered minerals
  • GEOLOGIST SELECTED | Each specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring each sample exhibits defining features
  • LOCALLY PROCESSED | Our rock and mineral samples are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed in Victor, NY
  • INDIVIDUALLY PACKAGED & LABELED | Each specimen sample is packaged in a transparent bag, and is labeled & barcoded for easy identification

Raw Talc Specimen
Single Sample, 1"

Through the process of metasomatism, hot fluid infiltrates the atomic structure of other silicate minerals, altering them to form talc. Talc is at the bottom of the Mohs scale of hardness, and has a distinct soapy feel. Ideal for teaching students about rounding and sorting, as well as for identification & classification exercises. A great example for lessons in mineral hardness, and characteristics exhibited by hydrothermally altered minerals.
While each specimen will vary slightly in shape, size and color, it will measure approximately 1" in length. Each is individually packaged, labeled & barcoded for easy identification and storage.

Selected & Processed by a Geologist.
Each and every specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring that each sample exhibits defining features. Minerals and minerals are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed by hand in Victor, NY.
Technical Support
Always feel free to reach out to our team of scientists and geologists for additional information, or to assist you with any questions regarding our rock and mineral samples.

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