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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: Coquina is variety of limestone made up of shell fragments.

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Description: Scoria is a dark-colored rock formed from lava with a high gas content.

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Description: Samples of Intrusive and Extrusive Igneous Rocks

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Description: Coarse-grained plagioclase and pyroxene with some olivine.

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Description: Well-cemented, medium-grained orthoquartzite.

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Description: Dark gray, composed mostly of pyroxene and olivine.

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Description: Gabbro is Mafic igneous rock formed deep underground consisting of olivine and pyroxene.

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Description: Diorite is a mix of dark pyroxene and light andesine provides perfect representation of an intermediate igneous rock.

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Description: Pink Gneiss is foliated pink and black bands of biotite.

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Description: Dense Dolostone.

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Description: Pink and gray bands, with biotite; shows good foliation.

Catalog Number: (470025-060)
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Description: When minerals, rocks, and fossils cannot be accurately identified by macroscopic observation and testing, thin section slides can reveal the compositi...


Catalog Number: (470206-110)
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Description: Beautifully polished and distinctive slabs or rare 2.3 billion year old fossil stromatolites. Well defined growth structures in matrix.


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Description: Red-brown to gray, coarse-grained, containing feldspar and mica.

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Description: Abundant small black phenocrysts in a gray to brown matrix.

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Description: Buff-colored, coarse, detrital limestone, with cemented shell fragments.

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