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.
A chipping hammer designed for versatility, this Bulldog model weighs 500g and features a fibreglass handle with a steel head. Its lightweight fibreglass shaft ensures easy handling, while the soft touch grip offers a secure hold during strikes. The 500g steel head, boasts both vertical and horizontal chisel edges, enhancing its adaptability for chipping and chiselling tasks. With a total weight of around 705 grams and a length of approximately 32 cm, this hammer combines efficiency and convenience.
Estwing E6-22BLC is a moderately heavy geological hammer featuring a wider than usual flat breaking face for crushing material along with a wide chisel edge for cutting, chipping and prying material. Suitable for both hard and soft rock geology, the hammer is cast from a single piece of American steel and features the anti-shock grip with a blue colouration for easily visibility. The hammer offers a hefty weight giving excellent force per strike along with suitable control.
The Estwing E6-24PC geological hammer, also known as the ‘Big Blue’ hammer is a pointed tip strike tool which features a wider flat face, delivering more force per strike, making breaking and crushing of rock much easier. It also features a pointed tip, suitable for picking and prying material as well as allowing careful extraction of fossils or crystals from matrix. The hammer is made from a single piece of drop forged American steel and utilises a anti shock vinyl handle for comfort.
Estwing EB3/2LB is a 2 lb (896) weight hammer with a short handle and two flat faces on the head. It is ideal for heavy duty tasks where damage is required over preservation. As such, this model of hammer is more suitable for professionals rather than students as it’s heavy weight can make it unwieldly in untrained hands.
Estwing EB3/3LB is a 3 lb (1300 gram) weight hammer with a short handle and two flat faces on the head. It is ideal for heavy duty tasks where damage is required over preservation or for use on parts on heavy duty machinery. As such, this model of hammer is more suitable for professional geologists and machinists rather than students as it’s heavy weight can make it unwieldly in untrained hands.
Estwing EB3/4LB is a 2lb (1800 grams) weight hammer with a short handle and two flat faces on the head. It is ideal strictly for heavy duty tasks where damage is required over preservation or for work on heavy duty plant machinery. As such, this model of hammer is more suitable for professionals only as opposed to use by students. The handle features a anti shock vinyl grip handle which offers comfort as well as being easily visible should you misplace it.
Estwing EB3/4LBL is a 4 lb (1800 gram) heavy weight hammer with a long handle and two flat faces on the head. It is suitable for professional use only for heavy duty tasks such as hard rock breaking and crushing at the expense of control as well as for use on plant machinery. Manufactured in the USA from American steel using Estwings drop forge technique, the hammer delivers devastating blows with each strike. The handle is made from anti shock vinyl which offers both comfort and visibility should you accidentally misplace the hammer.
The Estwing E30 geological hammer is the companies classic design, it is made from a single piece of drop forged American steel with a leather bound handle. The head weighs 22 oz, (624 grams) and features a flat face with a pointed tip on the opposing side. This model is ideal for chipping, extracting and piercing rocks, sediments and minerals to remove or extract wanted material.
The Estwing E3-20BLC is a 20 ounce (566 gram) geological hammer with a chisel edge head to cut, split or pry rocks or a flat face to break or crush material. The hammer is made from drop forged American steel with an anti-shock vinyl grip. An excellent hammer and the best in the industry, the Estwing E3-20BLC is the bench mark for geological hammers.
The Estwing E3-22P is the premier pointed tip geological hammer, made in the USA from a single piece of drop forged American steel, this hammer features a flat face for crushing and cracking rock along side a pointed tip which is excellent for prying, chipping rock as well as extracting minerals or crytsals from their matrix, where a delicate touch may be required. The handle is made from anti shock vinyl and features a loop hole to thread a lanyard through.
The Estwing E3-23LP long handle geological hammer features a flat face for breaking and crushing rock along side a pointed tip for prying and chipping as well as careful extraction of fossils and crystals from matrix should you require. Constructed from a single piece of drop forged American steel, the hammers longer handle at 40 cm allows you to reach further as well as helping to deliver more force per strike.
The Estwing E3-24BLC is a 24 ounce (680 gram) heavy geological hammer with a chisel edge head to cut, split or pry rocks or a flat face to break or crush material. The hammer is made from drop forged American steel with an anti-shock vinyl grip. An excellent hammer and the best in the industry, the Estwing E3-24BLC is the bench mark for geological hammers.
The Estwing E30SE is a 22 oz special edition geological hammer of the popular E30 model, it features a single forged pieces of American steel construction with a leather wrapped handle for shock absorption. The head weigh is 624 grams with a flat face and pointed tip for breaking ir picking at rocks, fossils or minerals. As a special edition piece, it features a black coated shaft and a tyrannosaurus-rex skull logo on the handle.
An inexpensive short handled geological hammer, features a large square striking face with the opposing end shaped as a long tapered horizontal chisel for cutting a line around the
Circumference of any masonry or for simply splitting rock along planes of weakness. In masonry, after the cutting line is completed, a sharp blow with the striking face produces a clean cut. The handle is genuine hickory, which is ideal for reducing the amount of shock produce with each strike delivered. Indeed, this is a high quality tools made by Faithful tools in England.
The GeoTul (also known as the GeoTool), is a hammer designed by Canadian geologist from Thunder Bay, Ron Tweedie, in 1988 in an effort to produce a tool which would be suitable for both breaking rock or mineral aggregate for samples and also scraping vegetation or removing top soil which may cover an important outcrop. Made in Canada from high quality tempered steel with a shock absorbing hickory handle with grip. The GeoTul features a flat face on one side of the head and a wide chisel edge mattock on the other which allows you to undertake the two tasks is was designed for, clearing an outcrop and breaking an outcrop. The hammer features a 1,1 kg (3 pound) head weight with a 76 cm (30 inch) long handle.