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.
Igneous Basalt of Tertiary age from Northern Ireland. Specimens are typical black in colour and has a fine grained texture. Specimens are supplied in polythene bags in lots of 1 kg and are come with an information label.
Greisen are a form of granitic rock or pegmatites which have been highly altered, it is formed by autogenic alteration of a granite and is a considered an endoskarn. These samples of Greisen appear mostly yellow in colour and come from Cumbria, UK. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.
This Mahogany obsidian is sourced in the United States of America. Impurities of magnesium and iron give this variety a red or brown appearance hence the name ‘mahogany obsidian’ or oak obsidian. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.
Micro Granite is a variation of the granite group of rocks, composed of the minerals quartz, feldspar and mica. These particular samples were collected from Threlkeld quarry, Cumbria, UK. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.
Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass derived from a rapidly cooled high silica lava. Often associated with the margins of Rhyolitic lava flows. It has little or no discernable crystalline structure. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.
This pure olivine, also known as Dunite Peridotite shows a bright green colouration. The specimens come from Norway and may contain streaks of the rare mineral Kammererite which appears silver in colour. Some specimens may be granular in texture whereas some may be more crystalline. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.
These specimens of ‘Preseli Bluestone’ are a form of Spotted Dolerite. The samples originate from the Preseli Hills of Wales, and were transported by a glacier & deposited as glacial erratics. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.
Pumice specimens from the Lipari islands, Italy. Pumice is an igneous rock with a highly porous structure resulting from trapped gas bubbles as the lava was being ejected. The rock is usually very light & buoyant in water. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 500g with a label.
An igneous rock exhibiting a porphyritic texture containing large cubic crystals of feldspar within a fine grained matrix. Collected near Oslo, Norway. Each sample is supplied in a labelled card tray. Specimens are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.
Adamellite granite also known as shap granite from Cumbria, famous for its large pink feldspar crystals his granite is well known. The samples come from the Shap Quarry, Shap Fell, Cumbria and are supplied in a polythene bag in lots of 1 kg with a label.