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12 Pack - Raw Carbonaceous Shale, Sedimentary Rock Specimens - Approx. 1"

SKU ESNG0038PK12
  • CARBONACEOUS SHALE | Shale is formed from the cementation and lithification of very small grains of rock, commonly mud or clay. The black color of the rock indicates an organic-rich composition
  • GREAT FOR GEOLOGY CLASSROOMS | Black shale can contain trace amounts of oil, and is studied heavily for this reason. Shale is useful in sedimentary rock identification exercises due to its recognizable fissile habit. This set of six samples is excellent for group study and examination
  • 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
  • LABELED PACKAGING | Set is packaged in a transparent bag, and is labeled & barcoded for easy identification

Raw Carbonaceous Shale Specimen
Set of 12 Samples, 1"

Shale is formed from the cementation and lithification of very small grains of rock, commonly mud or clay. The black color of the rock indicates an organic-rich composition. Black shale can contain trace amounts of oil, and is studied heavily for this reason. Shale is useful in sedimentary rock identification exercises due to its recognizable fissile habit.
While each specimen will vary slightly in shape, size and color, it will measure approximately 1" in length. Set is packaged in a transparent bag, 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. Rocks and minerals are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed by hand in Victor, NY.
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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.

Height3
Length3
Weight0.56
Width3
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