Discover some of the Earth’s most magnificent rocks in this Igneous rock collection. Fifteen amazing samples will give you a sneak peek into both intrusive and extrusive rocks. Each rock comes with an identification card which includes a photo and fun rock facts. Try to identify each rock using the hand magnifier and information cards. If you need a hint, the name of each rock is beneath the foam padding.
Get all 6 Rock Detectives kits for the price of 5 when you buy the full set. Each kit comes complete with six or 7 cool rock or mineral samples, a hand magnifier and a CD with 30 pages of rock and mineral information, sample identification activities, puzzles, coloring pages, and experiments. Other fun activities on the CD include creating your own adventure story, making a personal geologist’s field notebook and your very own rock collection box!
I love metamorphic rocks. To think that each of these rocks once was a different rock and just because of some really high heat and squeezing, they became something new is really cool! Here are some details on our My Rockin’ Collection Metamorphic Rocks kit. I think you’ll agree that these rocks are cool.
Children will love to solve this Metamorphic Mystery from Mini Me Geology. Your Metamorphic Mystery kit comes complete with six neat rock samples: red slate, tourmaline schist, pink quartzite, white marble, granitoid gneiss and amphibolite. Also included in the kit is a hand magnifier and a CD with 30 pages of mineral information, sample […]
A streak test is one tool that geologists use to determine the identity of a mineral. The “streak” is the color of the mineral in powdered form. Some minerals will have a streak color that is the same as the outer color of the mineral while others will have a streak color that is very different from the outer color.
A new shipment of wonderful grossular garnet crystals have arrived. Beautiful grossular garnet mineral from Mexico is one of six varieties of garnet. Each single crystal shows the natural dodecahedral form of the garnet group. These samples, from Mexico, are approximately 0.75 to 1 inch in size.