Rocks & Minerals of Western U.S. Collection, 50 piece.
This mounted collection is comprised of 50 rock and mineral specimens emphasizing types found in the Western United States but also typical of those found world-wide. 50 specimens approximately 3/4". A 16 page Rocks and Minerals Study Guide is included.
The rocks and minerals included in this set are: Agate, Anthracite Coal, Banded Sandstone, Barite, Basalt, Bauxite, Biotite, Calcareous Tufa, Calcite, Chrysoprase, Conglomerate, Corundum, Epidote, Feldspar, Fluorite, Fossil Limestone, Galena, Garnet, Granite, Graphite, Gypsum, Hematite, Kyanite, Lepidolite, Limestone, Magnetite, Malachite, Marble, Mica Schist, Milky Quartz, Molybdenite, Muscovite, Obsidian, Oil Shale, Olivine, Petrified Wood, Porphyry, Pumice, Pyrite, Pyrolusite, Quartzite, Rhyolite, Rose Quartz, Sandstone, Scoria, Serpentine, Slate, Sphalerite, Sulfur, and Talc.
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