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Pointed-Tip Rock Hammers - Rock Pick

pointed-tip rock hammers
The pointed-tip rock hammer is used mainly by geologists who are working in areas underlain by igneous and metamorphic rocks. Names given to this hammer include: pick hammer, rock picks, prospector's hammer, hard-rock hammer and pointed-tip hammer. The flat end of this tool is used for breaking rocks and light chisel work. The pointed end is used for prying rocks and prospecting in soil and loose rock debris. Always wear eye protection when using a rock hammer.
Safety Goggles

Estwing Safety Goggles

Always wear eye protection when using a rock hammer or doing chisel work. These goggles have a flat lens and soft sides that conform to your face. They fit easily over most prescription glasses and have a ventilated frame for air flow.
Only $4.99






14oz pick hammer

Estwing 14-Ounce Pointed-Tip Rock Hammer

This is a light-weight rock hammer. It is much easier to control and less fatiguing than the 22-ounce hammer. It is used by young geologists; light hitters; and others who are collecting small mineral specimens, working where light hits are all that is needed, or traveling light. Length: 11".

Always wear eye protection when using this tool. This hammer has a pointed tip, and carrying it in a sheath (available below) is highly recommended for safety.
Only $39.99







22oz pick hammer

Estwing 22-Ounce Pointed-Tip Rock Hammer

This is the standard-weight pointed-tip rock hammer and the most popular pointed-tip rock hammer that we sell. The head and handle are forged from a single piece of steel, and the soft grip is designed to reduce the vibrations of impact. Length: 13".

Always wear eye protection when using this tool. This hammer has a pointed tip, and carrying it in a sheath (available below) is highly recommended for safety.
Only $41.99






Leather grip Estwing pick hammer

Estwing 22-Ounce Pointed-Tip Leather Grip Rock Hammer

This is the standard-weight pointed-tip rock hammer. The head and handle are forged from a single piece of steel and the leather grip is designed to reduce the vibrations of impact. Lots of experienced geologists prefer the leather grip. Length: 12.5".

Always wear eye protection when using this tool. This hammer has a pointed tip, and carrying it in a sheath (available below) is highly recommended for safety.
Only $45.99






Pick hammer sheath

Estwing Sheath for the Pointed-Tip Rock Hammer

This snap-button nylon sheath fits all of the pointed-tip rock hammers sold above. Both ends of the sheath are closed to keep the hammer head and pointed-tip covered for safety. Highly recommended for safe work in the field. A large loop allows you to easily and safely carry a hammer on your belt. It is also a good cover if you are carrying your hammer in a bag or backpack. Sheath only - hammer not included.
Only $7.99






Leather Rock Hammer Holster

Gfeller Standard Rock Hammer Holster

The standard rock hammer holster is designed to carry the standard rock hammers used by the field geologist. It can carry a chisel-tip hammer or a rock pick. The long leather bridge supports your hammer and keeps it straight. The bridge is large enough to accommodate leather grip, rubber grip or cushion grip hammers. The safety strap and heavy snap keep your hammer from falling out. There are two loops to fit belts up to 2" wide.
Standard Holster
$35.99







Swing hammer holster

Gfeller Swing Holster

The swing holster has a durable metal pivot that connects the holster to the belt loop. This enables easy adjustment of the hammer to accomodate walking, sitting, kneeling and other working postures. The pivot is loose enough to allow easy adjustment but tight enough to allow you to walk without the hammer swinging wildly. A safety strap and a lift-the-dot fastener keeps your hammer from falling out.
Swing Holster
$69.99







hand lens

Hand Lens - Folding Pocket Magnifier

Geologists working in the field or in a lab often need to closely examine rocks, sediments, soils and other fine-grained materials. A hand lens provides a quick and easy way to perform that work.
Only $19.99