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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: Breccia is a sedimentary rock made up of angular rock fragments.

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Description: Brownish black, intermediate stage between peat and bituminous coal.

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Description: Black, fissile; commonly with carbonized fossil plant impressions.

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Description: Fine to medium-grained with biotite.

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Description: Coarse-grained plagioclase and pyroxene with some 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: Samples of Intrusive and Extrusive Igneous Rocks

Catalog Number: (470024-960)
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Description: Enhance Your Ultramafic Studies with This Special Petrographic Resource


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...


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Description: Pegmatite is igneous rock similar to granite but with larger crystals.

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Description: Pink feldspar mineral with a moh's hardness 6.

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

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Description: Compact Plant Fiber Masses.

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

Catalog Number: (470025-908)
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Description: Banded Iron Formation Specialty Rock


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