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The metamorphic rock texture card is made for earth science students, it displays numerous bites of information on how to determine an metamorphic rock specimen found in the field via their observable features. The cards have been laminated, making them waterproof, small, the size of a bank card and an excellent to hand guide for students, amateurs and professionals.
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The metamorphic texture card contains information pertaining to metamorphic rock textures you will commonly find in the field as well as some of the more common metamorphic facies you will encounter. It displays a guide on how to metamorphic rocks form, the pressure and temperature require as well as brief explanations. The card has been laminated so is waterproof and wont rip, making it ideal for students and also professional geologists, having a handy reference available at short notice, especially if you are about to partake in your field mapping projects.
(Please note: you only get a single card, the image merely displays what is printed on each side of the card)
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The igneous rock texture card is made for earth science students, it displays numerous bites of information on how to determine an igneous specimen found in the field such as grain size, silica and mineral content and other observable features. The cards have been laminated, making them waterproof, small, the size of a bank card and an excellent to hand guide for students, amateurs and professionals.
148 in stock
The sedimentary rock texture card is made for earth science students, it displays numerous bites of information on how to determine an sedimentary rock specimen found in the field such as grain size, texture and an indication to the energy required to form the rock. The cards have been laminated, making them waterproof, small, the size of a bank card and an excellent to hand guide for students, amateurs and professionals.
A5 in size, the card contains relevant geological data on both sides. One side contains over 40 different sedimentary logging symbols such as ‘Breccia’, ‘cross bedding’, ‘tuff’, and so forth.. On the opposite side, a wide variety of common geological mapping symbols are printed including ‘inclined strata’, ‘faults’, ‘mineral veins’ etc. Also includes a geological time scale.
The card is printed onto translucent plastic for easy reading and comparing against grain size and texture in the field. The card includes a sorting chart, roundness scale and percentage by area images and is 149mm x 72mm, made from plastic it is completely waterproof and tear resistant.
Specimens of red soapstone from the Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK. Supplied in a white card tray with an information label, these peculiar samples are ideal for any collector of British material.
Trachyte, a common igneous rock composed of various minerals including quartz, feldpsars, micas and olivine, rock specimens come from East Lothian, Scotland and are available in optional sizes, supplied in a card tray with a label.
20 in stock
Augite andesite igneous rock specimens from Thirlmere, Cumbria, UK which are of late Ordovician age which form part of the Barrowdale volcanic group. The samples are of intermediate composition and contain phenocrysts of the pyroxene mineral, augite, giving the normally dark blue rock a black speckled appearance. The samples are available in 3 sizes and come supplied in a card tray with a label.
100 in stock
Rock specimen sample cards, these cards are blank having spaces for you to write the ‘name’, ‘age/horizon’ and ‘locality’ of a rock specimen or specimens collected. Ideal for conducting field work or cataloging your collection. 73mm x 46mm.
1948 in stock
Glass tiles for determining a minerals place on the Mohs scale, scratched from hardness 6 and up. The tiles measure 50 x 50 x 3 mm and weighs approximately 27 grams.
117 in stock
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.
Basalt igneous rock specimens from, Ireland, which formed during the Tertiary period approximately 60 million years ago. A dense, fine crystalline, dark coloured rock which forms at extrusive igneous bodies and contains olivine alongside with various pyroxene minerals such as augite along with plagioclase as well. The samples are available in 3 sizes and come supplied in a white card specimen tray with a label. Being so common and an important igneous rock, it is suitable for educational use as they are one of the introductory and staple rocks that students are often shown when entering earth sciences.
36 in stock
Biotite muscovite granite specimens from St. Austell in Cornwall, UK of Permian age is a coarse grained igneous rock composed of quartz, plagioclase feldspar, biotite and muscovite. The rock is part of the St. Austell pluton which formed 280 million years ago. An off white colour with gold and black flecks of micas, the rock has a unique chemistry and resulted in the rich mineralisation of ores in the area. The samples are suitable for collectors and educational use to show granite variants, available in three sizes. Each piece will come supplied in a card tray with an information label.
79 in stock
Streak plates in a black colour made form porcelain, tough and ideal for performing streak tests, to asses minerals or mineral content of a rock sample, each plate is 45 x 45 mm in size and has a fine texture surface. Excellent for field geologists and earth science students.
Quartz monzonite igneous rock specimen from Ratagan, Scotland. Associated to granites, yet containing only 5% to 20% quartz, making it a monzonite, these intrusive felsice rocks are igneous in origin and are available in different sizes, supplied in a white card tray with a label.
Out of stock
Ignimbirte welded tuff is a pyroclastic rock of any origin formed through volcanic processes, the rock appears to show streaks of welded material on some surfaces and appears to be rhyolitic on the inside. Specimens come from Cumbria and are available in various sizes.
80 in stock
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.
14 in stock