Ward's® Know Your Minerals Collection

Supplier: VWR
470328-404KT 71.59 USD
470328-404 470025-164
Ward's® Know Your Minerals Collection
Specimens Mineral Specimens Mineral Collections
Perfect for Independent Study or Class Tests.

  • Aligned to NGSS standards (MS/HS: ESS2, ESS3)

Students learn the techniques of mineral identification by following the instructions for testing the “unknown” specimens in the collection. Specially selected specimens clearly illustrate hardness, cleavage/fracture, tenacity, and streak.

The set is housed in a compartmented collection box, and a comprehensive study guide and identification list is included.

Contents: 22 unnumbered samples, 1×1"; streak plateMinerals:

Hardness: apatite, calcite, fluorite, microcline, quartz, selenite, talc

Clevage/Fracture: calcite, feldspar, halite, mica, quartz (obsidian), serpentine

Tenacity: copper, mica, selenite, sulfur.

Streak: graphite, hematite, magnetite, pyrite, talc.

The kit is also available for purchase with a link to a NewPath digital lesson, which includes a variety of resources on the topic, including background information, illustrations and self-assessments.

Caution: Due to the nature of this product it may contain asbestos.
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