A ten specimen metamorphic rock set produced by our selves at our warehouse in the UK, the set comprises of ten samples picked out to details textures and features such as foliation, banding, high temperature or pressure minerals and more pertaining to the various grades of metamorphism. The samples sit within a plastic cell inset which its self is housed within a blue sturdy card box with a lid. The inside of the lid also has a colour photo key chart which exhibits pictures of the specimens as well as names and locations they are from. An excellent basic set for educational use or as a gift.
Diorite rock specimens from Cockermouth, Cumbria, is an intrusive igneous rock from the Ordovician period with a coarse, phaneratic texture composed of plagioclase feldspar, biotite mica as well as hornblende with intermediate chemistry. Found with the Skiddaw group, the rock samples are more suited for serious collectors and higher level education to describe the chemistry and mineralogy of various igneous groups. Available in 3 sizes and supplied in a card tray with an information label.
Specimens of milky quartz containing small amounts of lepidolite mica from Glen Gairn, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. These samples of quartz contain a pale lilac lepidolite mica which has a massive form. These pieces, ideal for British mineral collectors, are supplied in a white card tray with an information label.