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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Barcharts QuickStudy Rock and Minerals
This six-paged pictorial guide will help you to recognize and differentiate vast array of rocks and minerals and its compositions.
Topics covered include:
- crystal form & cleavage
- rock cycle
- igneous rocks
- sedimentary rocks
- metamorphic rocks
- Moh's scale
- Bowen's reaction series
- and much more
This guide is laminated and comes with three punched holes for easy use.
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AAPG Pacific Northwest Geological Highway Map (Washington and Oregon)
Learn more about the geological history of the rocks around you! This colorful, educational map presents state/regional surface rock outcrop information?age, depositional environment, rock type, and names of formations. Includes major highways, towns, and landmarks. Printed on a single sheet and folded to glove compartment size, has a stratigraphic column by state, mileage charts. Scale: 1 inch=30 miles. Washington and Oregon. Revised 1995.
Mesozoic Fossils Collection
Specimens in this collection are representative of the varied life forms which dominated this geologic era. The dinosaurs are well-known life forms from this era. The 15 specimens are from three major periods: Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous.
Bobs Geology Guide Series Quick Guide to Rock Identification.
Bob's Geology Guide Series "Quick Guide" to Rock Identification. Handy, laminated, field guide to igneous, sedimentary, and igneous rocks. Common types of rocks are described and shown using pictures of real world hand samples. This 5 1/2in by 6 1/2in folded guide expands to 16 1/2in by 13in, double sided and includes educational material about the rocks and the rock cycle.
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Washington Gold & Gems Maps - Then and Now
Height 9.5'' Width 6.5''
Washington State is within the top 10 producers of gemstones in the nation. Rockhounding is an important economic activity in the state. This package contains 5 maps, 17 1/2 by 23 inches printed on both sides. These old maps are reproduced from authentic documents from the National Archives. Reported and known occurrences of gold and silver, as well as the popular gem deposits are identified in red. Imagine 100 years of information compiled and printed on a modern USGS map!
Map identifies locations of: gold and silver, agate, actinolite, adventurine, andalusite, azurite, beryl, bloodstone, chrysocolla, corundum, crystals, flourite, fossils, garnet, kyanite, jade, jasper, obsidian, olivine, opal, opalized wood, petrified wood, rhodonite, realgar, thulite, thundereggs, tourmaline, and zeolite.
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Paleozoic Fossils Collection
Includes 15 reprsentative specimens from the Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Mississippian, Pennsylvanian, and Permian periods and key sheet.
Cenocozic Fossils Collection
Representative specmens from the Quarternary and Tertiary periods are included in this 15 specimen collection. Specimens are number coded and kit comes with a key sheet.
Raytech Tumble-Vibe 5 Vibratory Tumbler Starter Kit (TV-5 SK)
The Raytech Tumble-Vibe 5 Vibratory Tumbler (Model TV-5) is economical and versatile.
Thousands of satisfied customers testify to the durability and simplicity of the Tumble-Vibe 5. Mated with a spare bowl, and a GSH-2 Stone finish Kit, the new TV-5 Starter Kit is a must for any beginner.
This new kit comes complete and ready to operate with a motorized base, two bowls, clear lid, 2 rubber nuts and all the grits necessary for accomplishing the grinding step through the final polish step of most gemstones. The (4) steps that are included are Silicone Carbide (100/1200) Silicon Carbide (700F), Iolox 50, Raybrite TL (GS-H2 Stone Finish Kit for hard rocks and minerals). There's enough grit for 8-15 pounds of stones. This new compact system will handle a myriad of applications. (Polished stones for illustration only. They are not included with this tumbler.)
Read the Operating Instructions for Raytech's TV-5 Tumbler Starter Kit
Check out this article on Vibratory Tumblers
This popular low-cost unit is a favorite of the hobbyist and is used commercially as well. Vibrating rock tumblers process rocks 5 times faster than rotary rock tumblers. See results in days rather than weeks! This vibrating rock tumbler will process about four pounds of rock in it's .05 cu ft (3 pint) bowl. Bowl diameter is 8" and has a new convenient solid lid system. Shipping weight is 12 lbs., 1.05 cu. ft.
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