Rocks and Minerals: The Stuff of the Earth, the kit
A comprehensive study of rocks and minerals, this study will look at the makeup of minerals and the rocks they form. It is designed to be a semester study, grades 9-12.
- In the Beginning – The Foundation
- The Rock-forming Minerals
- The Origin and Types of the Rocks;
- Plutonic and Volcanic Rocks
- Sedimentary Rocks and their Origin
- Metamorphic Rocks and their Origin
- Rock Formations, Mysteries of the Past
- The Mineral Families
- Properties of Minerals
- Color and Varieties in Minerals
- Rocks and Minerals of the Bible
- Minerals of the Bible
…all from a young-Earth perspective!
The kit includes:
- Rocks and Minerals, The Stuff of the Earth (145 page soft-cover, color textbook) with quizzes, comprehensive exam, and answer key
- 9 Mohs minerals (talc, gypsum, calcite, fluorite, apatite, feldspar, quartz, topaz and corundum)
- 12 metamorphic rocks (Gneiss, schist, slate, phyllite, serpentinite, steatite, amphibolite, quartzite, greenstone, marble, anthracite, and hornfels)
- 4 plutonic rocks (gabbro, diorite, granodiorite and granite)
- 12 rock-forming minerals (quartz, calcite, potassium feldspar, sodium feldspar, muscovite mica, jasper, olivine, amphibole, pyroxene, calcium feldspar, magnetite, biotite mica)
- 13 sedimentary rocks (shale, siltstone, sandstone, breccia, arkose, conglomerate, limestone, travertine, coquina, fossil limestone, chalk, halite, bituminous coal)
- 9 volcanic rocks (basalt, rhyolite, dacite, andesite, obsidian, scoria, pumice, tuff, vesicular basalt)
- 8 mineral samples showing crystal habits
- Mohs Hardness Test Kit including 2 streak plates (white and black), scratch plate, and magnet
- Carrying case
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