Rocks, Minerals Gems by Scholastic Inc.In Rocks, Minerals, and Gems, readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in prehistory. Explore what specimens look like and how theyre used today--readers can use the information to identify rocks and minerals themselves and open up a spectacular new world.
Find out all about star stones and cats eyes, megagems, and phantom quartz. Discover which rocks fluoresce, which mineral once poisoned an emperor, and which gems are the rarest in the world!
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Toysmith Mineral Science Kit
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In stock: Usually ships within hours. Your order will ship on or around the release date. Grow three chemically different types of crystals that exhibit not only different colors, but also different crystal shapes. Build three-dimensional geometric models of common crystals shapes including octahedrons, tetrahedrons, and rhomboids. Mold your own crystal geode - a hollow rock with crystals growing inside! Learn how to test and identify minerals with your very own collection of real specimen included in the kit. Conduct tests to determine a mineral's chemical and physical properties such as color, luster, streak color, hardness, density, magnetic properties, and carbon, sulfur, or iron content.
Collect and study rocks and minerals for kids like a pro rockhound.
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