EQUIPMENT AND TOOLSField equipment and tools can be found here with the majority of the items being for geological purposes as well as equipment which can be utilised for forrestry, surveying, land remediation, quarrying and mining and much more. Our range of equipment and tools are of the highest standard, manufactured by some of the most well known brands from around the world. We cna supply goods including compass clinometers, waterproof note pads, rock hammers, core boxes, sampling bags and much more.
ROCKS, MINERALS AND FOSSILSRock specimens available in this section. We are the UK’s leading supplier of rock specimens, by single specimens of various sizes to rocks supplied by weight in lots of 1 kg. With over 30 years years experience and 3 geologists in our warehouse, we will have what you require. Geological rock specimens are ideal for educational & private use & in collections as well as being an important part of education both with science and in geological or earth science specific subjects. Our rocks specimens are sourced from around the world, and in some cases, the majority of UK & Norwegian samples are collected by our staff members them selves.
STORAGE AND DISPLAYStorage items such as specimen trays and die cut boxes can be found here such as folding card trays, boxes and cell sections. These items will allow you to safely store you geological rock, mineral or fossil specimens and collections to prevent them from damage, dust and corrosion.
BOOKS AND GUIDESEntire range of Geological maps of the British isles produced & published by the British Geological Survey (BGS). Geological maps are often in 1:50 000 scales and are set out similar to OS maps, but instead details the geology of the local area from the bedrock to recent superficial deposits. We also stock the full range of 1:25 000 scale maps as well as even smaller scales. All maps are supplied folded for ease of use in the field.
Bivalve fossil specimens which have been agatised during preservation, giving them a transluscent orange colour with a vitreous lustre, they are upto 4 cm in size and supplied in various weights, they come in a polythene bag with a label. Ideal for kits, education and more.
• Geological Age: Devonian period, 419 to 358 millions years old
• Location: Morocco
• Family: Brachiopod
• Species: Atrypa sp.
Atrypa specimens found in Morocco, these brachiopod fossils are supplied in various optional weights, they measure 1 to 2 cm in size and show excellent details such as shell form, shape, ribbing and more. The amounts received will vary depending on the weight purchased, the samples will come supplied in a polythene bag with an information label. Ideal for economical purchasing, where large amounts are required for little costs, such as for gift packs, crafts and educational use.
Branching coral specimens, dated from the Devonian period, the species is known as thamnopora and belong to the tabulate form of these now extinct species. They clearly depict the colonial nature of this type, the small ‘pits’ on the surface of the coral, would have, during life, been hole, within which the coral polyps resided, emerging to feed, mate and more and retreating inside when potential danger was present. The samples were collected from the Western Sahara region of Morocco, available by weight, the pieces rang in size from 30 mm to 60 mm and come supplied in a polythene bag with an information label. Ideal for kits, sets, craft and educational use, where a numerous pieces may be required for an economical cost.
• Geological Age: Carboniferous Period
• Location: Lancashire, UK
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Crinoid
Crinoid stem fossils collected from Lancashire, UK. These fossil specimens from the Silurian period, exhibit the segmented nature of crinoid stems, varying between 30 to 50 mm in length and 10 to 20 mm in diameter, the samples are supplied in optional weights, making them perfect where a certain amount is needed for an economical costs, such as for schools, kits and more. The samples will come supplied in a bag with a data label.
• Geological Age: Silurian period, 443 to 416 millions years old
• Location: Djebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Crinoid
Crinoid stem fossils collected from Djebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco. These fossil specimens from the Silurian period, exhibit the segmented nature of crinoid stems, varying between 30 to 60 mm in length and 10 mm in diameter, the samples are supplied in optional weights, making them perfect where a certain amount is needed for an economical costs, such as for schools, kits and more. The samples will come supplied in a bag with a data label.
• Geological Age: Cretaceous period, 145 to 65 million years ago.
• Location: Morocco
• Family: Gastrpod
• Species: Unknown – Sea Snail
High quality gastropod fossil shells from the Cretaceous period, collected from Morocco, these specimens exhibit excellent morphological detail, the shell shape and coil are seen clearly, samples are 10 mm in size and supplied in optional weights and will come in a bag with a label.
• Geological Age: Late Devonian period, 372 – 358 million years old
• Location: Alnif, Morocco
• Species: Various species.
Various goniatite fossil specimens from Alnif, Morocco, supplied by weight with various options available, these hematite stained red fossils show clear suture lines, chambers and coils, they are supplied in whole and partial pieces varying between 10 to 15 mm in size. Dated to the late Devonian period, 372.2 million years ago to 358.9 million years ago these fossils were found in what is now Alnif, Morocco, an area more known for it’s dessert and heat. However, during the late Devonian period, this area was submerged, being a marine environment, in which these various species of goniatites as well as other marine dwelling fauna lived.
• Geological Age: Ordovician period, 488 to 420 millions years old
• Location: Erfoud, Morocco
• Family: Cephalapod
• Species: Orthoceras fluminense
Orthoceral fossil specimens from the limestone deposits located in Erfoud, Morocco, these samples which are Ordovician in age, over 400 million years old, echibit morphological details of the cephalapods shells very well, the separate segments can easily be seen and are between 3 to 6 cm in size and an off white colour. Available by weight, ideal for teaching use, the pieces will come supplied in a bag with a label.
• Geological Age: Devonian period,419 to 320 million years old.
• Location: Assa, Morocco
• Family: Bivalve
Pelecypod (bivalve) fossil specimens dating back to the Devonian period, these 400 million year old samples are supplied by weight and are ideal for educational purposes, they are 20 mm in size, orange in colour and show excellent morphological details. Supplied in a polythene bag with an information label.
• Geological Age: Cretaceous period, 100 to 64 million years old.
• Location: Boujdour, Morocco
• Species: Rhynchonellid
Rhynchonellid brachiopod fossils available by weight, measuring upto 20 mm in size, these excellemt specimens from the Cretaceous period were found in Morocco and exhibit clear morphological features such as shape, form, teeth and ribbing on the shells, they are excellent for use in kit or for educaitonal purposes when addressing past life forms on earth.