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.
Amber from Sarawak, Borneo, these mineral and fossil specimens are found in the ancient coal measures around Indonesia, a variation known as glessite, this amber is from the Tertiary period, 15 to 25 million years old and is much harder than Baltic amber. It has a distinct brown colour but once under shortwave UV lighting, emits a pale blue which is calming to the eyes. Supplied in a card tray with a label.
Coprolite beds or ‘fossilised poo’ collected from Jurassic sediment in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK. The original organic droppings have been replaced by agate stone which has preserved and helped retain the shape of the coprolites. Each coprolite is supplied with an information card
Dinosaur coprolite or ‘fossilised poo’ collected from Cretaceous sediments in North West USA. The original organic droppings have been replaced by agate stone which has preserved and helped retain the shape of the coprolites. Each coprolite is supplied in a 2″ x 2″ white card tray with an information label.
Fossil evolution set which represent the evolutionary stages of trilobites and ammonites at different stages, an excellent visual guide for educational use, the specimens are casts made from dental plaster and housed within a cell sectioned plastic box with a lid and provided with a set of notes.
Trace fossils of tube worms, Cycloserpula intestinalis. These were found in the Lower Kimmeridgian clay of Fleet Shore, Small Mouth, Meymouth, Dorset. Each specimen is supplied with a card tray and information label.
Geocoma libanotica fossil brittle stars which lived during the late Cretaceous period approximately 95 million years ago. The samples are preserved on a micritic limestone matrix called lagerstatten which has a fine grain texture and beige colouration. They come from the renowned Hajoula region in Lebanon and each brittle star measures approximately 30 mm in size while the overall matrix is square shaped measuring 10 x 10 cm making them suitable as little gifts, for enthusiasts, young collectors or educational use. Each piece will come supplied with a stand and small information label.
Leptopius duponti fossil weevil cacoons from the Holocene period found in Elliston, south Australia. Known informally as pixie clogs, the cacoons were spun by the weevils in their pupae stage in order to protect them during metamorphosis into adult beetles. An interesting piece for fossil collectors or educational use to exhibit an example of a ‘trace fossil’, the cacoons are approximately 50 mm in length and 30 mm in diameter and come supplied in a card tray with a label.
Acathodian Shark vomit on a siltstone matrix, found in Angus, Scotland from the Devonian period. A trace fossil which provides an insight into the dietary habits of Devonian marine fauna, this piece is perfect for collectors with a taste for the unusual and a great conversation piece.Each specimen is supplied with a card tray and an information label.