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Mineral Study Kit



A great collection to begin your study of minerals. Fifteen representative specimens of rock-forming minerals, including: fluorite, feldspar, hematite, pyrite, quartz, calcite, muscovite, magnetite, gypsum, talc, halite, biotite, graphite. Each specimen measures about one inch across. Small plastic hand lens and streak plate included. Packaged in an attractive specimen box with a plastic tray to keep your collection organized. Start learning about minerals with this kit. Click on the image for a larger more detailed photo.
Only $16.95

Mineral kit

Classroom Mineral Collection



The is a great mineral collection for classroom use or personal study. Includes specimens of 36 different minerals such as calcite, augite, gypsum, hornblende, quartz, muscovite, microcline, albite, bauxite, barite, hematite, limonite, magnetite, malachite, pyrite, fluorite, sulfur, olivine, graphite, talc, quartz, serpentine, sphalerite, chalcopyrite, apatite, chlorite, corundum, dolomite, garnet, halite, topaz, biotite, kaolin, vermiculite and others. Includes many of the minerals that are frequently described in geology textbooks. Larger specimens than in the Mineral Study Kit described above - most specimens measure between 1 and 1.5 inches in diameter. Packaged in an attractive specimen box with a plastic tray to keep your collection organized. Start becoming an expert in mineral properties and their identification. Click on the image for a larger more detailed photo.
Only $49.95

Fluorescent mineral collection

Fluorescent Mineral Collection



This collection contains fifteen minerals and rock materials that exhibit the phenomenon of fluorescence. To observe their fluorescence an ultraviolet lamp is needed. Some specimens fluoresce under short-wave UV light (100-280 nm) and some under long-wave UV light (315-400 nm).

Packaged in an attractive specimen box with a plastic tray to keep your collection organized. Specimens range in size from about inch to over one inch in maximum dimension. Click on the image for larger photos. Specimens in this kit might include: hackmanite, scapolite, opal, calcite, chalcedony, selenite, willemite, apatite, fluorite, agate and others.

If you don't currently own a UV lamp for viewing fluorescent minerals you can purchase one on our UV-Lamp page.
Only $19.95



Deluxe Hardness Picks by Mineralab

Deluxe mineral hardness picks

Deluxe Hardness Pick Set for Mineral Identification


  • Four double ended picks with hardness points of 2-9 on Mohs hardness scale
  • A grinding plate to keep your pick points sharp
  • Steak plate for determining a mineral's streak color
  • Glass plate with a hardness of 5.5 for quick hard or soft determination
  • A hardness plate with a hardness of 3.5
  • Magnet for testing minerals for magnetism
  • Hardness table of 250 minerals - alphabetically ordered and in order of hardness
  • Hardness testing instructions
  • All of this in a compact (7" x 2.5") wooden carry case




Only $89.95

Also Available in a Plastic Field Case









Only $89.95

Hardness kit

Mohs Hardness Kit Without Diamond



The first nine minerals in Mohs Standard Hardness Scale: talc, gypsum, calcite, fluorite, apatite, orthoclase, quartz, topaz and corundum. Packaged in a sturdy box with a plastic tray to keep the collection organized. Great for classroom use or personal study. Click on the image for a larger more detailed photo.
Only $9.95
 

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