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Rock specimens are useful for studying textures, grain sizes, and other features altered by pressure, temperature, and other natural forces. Different select categories of rock specimens are available for purchase as well, including metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks. Sets of rock specimens are housed in compartmentalized collection boxes, with descriptions of each specimen printed for easy confirmation of identification. These rock specimens are carefully selected to be the highest quality to provide students with a suitable introduction to earth materials and their characteristics.

Rock specimens are useful for studying textures, grain sizes, and other features altered by pressure, temperature, and other natural forces. Different select categories of rock specimens are available for purchase as well, including metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks. Sets of rock specimens are housed in compartmentalized collection boxes, with descriptions of each specimen printed for easy confirmation of identification. These rock specimens are carefully selected to be the highest quality to provide students with a suitable introduction to earth materials and their characteristics.


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Description: Gray to white metamorphosed carbonate rock.

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Description: Phyllite is a light-gray foliated rock formed from metamorphosed slate.

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Description: Gray metamorphosed shale showing "slaty cleavage".

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Description: Dolostone is a chemical sedimentary rock consisting of magnesium and calcium

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Description: Gray to tan clastic rock made of silt sized particles.

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Description: Introduce your students to Gray Andesite with large phenocrysts of hornblende.

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Description: Pale pink felsite, with small sanidine phenocrysts.

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Description: Coarse crystalline, carbonate.

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Description: Red, medium, to coarse-grained iron oxide cement; shows hematite bands.

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Description: Black, soft; most widely mined.

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Description: Coarse crystalline, carbonate.

Catalog Number: (470178-522)
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Description: Clearly preserved ripple marks in bedded sedimentary rock. Average slab size: 6 x 8".


Catalog Number: (470025-896)
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Description: Mantle Xenolith


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Description: Pink, with fightly cemented, medium-to-coarse quartz grains.

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Description: Classic texture in graphic granite.

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Description: Designed for Introductory College Petrography Labs

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