Slate is a metamorphic rock which was originally the sedimentary rock shale. The rock can be a variety of colors such as gray, red or green. Slate has a fine-grained texture and is often used as a building material. Slate can be easily broken into sheets.
An information card with details on the rock formation, mineral content, characteristics, and uses is included. Typical samples sizes are generally 1-2 inches in length or width but can vary based on availability and natural formation.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
May have sharp edges.