Rocks, Minerals & Gems
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 they're 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 cat's eyes, megagems, and phantom quartz. Discover which rocks fluoresce, which mineral once poisoned an emperor, and which gems are the rarest in the world! Features a beautiful cover with special effects!
- ASIN: 0545947197
Dancing Bear Rock & Mineral Collection Activity Kit (Over 150 Pcs) , Educational Identification Sheet Plus 2 Easy Break Geodes, Fossilized Shark Teeth and Arrowheads,
This science activity kit includes over 150 rocks and minerals, clean gravel (to simulate a real rock hunt!), 2 easy-to-break crystal-filled geodes, fossilized shark teeth, arrowheads, and a color educational identification sheet. Teaches how to find, sort and identify rocks, gems, and minerals. Search for rock and mineral treasures and identify specimens with full-color identification sheet like a real rock hound! Most of the rock and minerals measure ½ to 1 inch. There are over 30 different types including these favorites: amethyst cluster, agate, tiger eye, rose quartz, jasper, quartz point, calcite, turquenite, hematite, pyrite, pumice (floating rock) small geode, and many others. Plus 2 easy-open geodes with crystals inside, fossilized shark teeth and arrowheads! Each kit is assembled in the USA. Buying this kit from Dancing Bear provides skill building and wages to working adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the Pearl Buck Center. Dancing Bear is proud to provide our customers with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied, we will gladly refund your money plus all shipping costs.
- Brand: Dancing Bear
- ASIN: B00AA7BA3Y
- UPC: 045635570306
Rock and Gem: The Definitive Guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones, and
A great guidebook featuring full-color photos of hundreds of rocks and gems for collectors and enthusiasts, created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution and written by a geologist with decades of experience. Author Ronald Bonewitz started his career as a geologist specializing in crystal chemistry, worked as a mining scout in the field, and now serves as a gem, mineral, fossil, and antiquities expert at an auction houses. Rock and Gem combines his knowledge with hundreds of stunning photos from the Smithsonian's extensive collections, making professional-level knowledge accessible to readers of all experience levels. In addition to resources on each of several hundred individual rock and gem types, the book contains a compelling history of how rocks are formed, starting with the Big Bang up to the present day. It also includes a guide to starting your own collection as well as several fascinating feature boxes exploring topics like the Malachite Room in the Winter Palace and the superstitions surrounding the world-famous (or infamous) Hope Diamond. Whether you’re a collector, a student, or just someone interested in discovering the beauty and intrigue of gems and other fascinating rocks, Rock and Gem covers its fascinating subject matter from every angle.
- Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
- ASIN: 0756633427
- UPC: 690472033424
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Gemstone Dig Kit-Excavate 15 real Gems including Amethyst, Tiger's Eye and
This Premium Science Dig Has It All!Dig into this Mega Gemstone Mine with the archeological tools provided and explore naturally formed crystals and gemstones from around the world. Unearth these gemstones and add them to your rock collection. You’ll learn all about each stone and about how they are formed with the detailed learning guide included in this kit. STEM science learning just doesn’t get any better!This science kit includes: Large dig brick containing 15 gemstones, full-color learning guide, archeological digging tools, and magnifying glass.Get the Mega Gemstone Mine today and join National Geographic as we inspire future generations with a passion for science and the wonders of the natural world.National Geographic Toys is proud to provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all our products so that you can buy with confidence.About the National Geographic SocietyWith a mission to inspire people to care about the planet, the 126-year-old National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations.National Geographic’s net proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research, and education programs.
- Color: multicolored
- Brand: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
- ASIN: B0160JBGRA
- UPC: 090084818530
The Rock and Gem Book: And Other Treasures of the Natural
What is the difference between a rock and a gem? What makes the Hope Diamond so special? Why are some minerals fluorescent?Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1,200 stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult.Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to life. From the quartz in watches to the limestone in the Great Pyramids, the earth's natural treasures are used in architecture, art, and science. Get up close to diamonds, rubies, pearls, and sapphires, and study the different types of rocks, from granite to meteorites.Designed in DK's signature style, the pages are filled with highly visual spreads that show off the depth and unique quality of each gemstone, rock, and fossil. See the past with fossils, learn about the ocean through shells, and find out what makes gold so special in The Rock and Gem Book.
- Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
- ASIN: 146545070X
Superior Best Amethyst Cluster. (Less Than 1/2 lb) These Petite Purple Crystals are a Perfect Compliment to Your Powerful Collection of Amethyst. Plus a Bonus Mineral Included as a Thank
These unique, petite purple crystals are beautiful. Most are about 2 or more inches in size and weigh up to 1/2 pound. They are a perfect addition to your collection of amethyst. You are collecting amethyst aren't you? As a collector, you now can tell everyone what to get you when they need a gift idea. It's the perfect gift.
- Color: Deep Purple Amethyst
- Brand: Superior
- ASIN: B072B99F6R
- UPC: 712038123056
Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks & Minerals (Smithsonian Handbooks) (DK Smithsonian
Created in association with Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide features more than 500 rocks and minerals. Packed with photographs and details on characteristics, distinguishing features, and more, Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals makes identification easy.Designed for beginning and experienced collectors alike, this guide explains what rocks and minerals are, how they are classified, and how to start a collection. Look up different rocks and minerals, and find clear, annotated photography to pick out the key distinguishing features. Learn the differences between igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks, and reference the glossary for many more technical and scientific terms.Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals is filled with information about characteristics, colors, unique attributes, and more, making it one of the clearest identification guides for rock and mineral enthusiasts.
- Brand: Dorling Kindersley Publishing
- ASIN: 0789491060
Dancing Bear Rock and Mineral Geology Education Collection - 18 Pcs of Gem Stones w Identification Book. Box and 2 Velvet Pouches Included! Geology Gem Kit for Kids
This geology science collection includes:18 gem stones, 27 page Rock & Mineral book, 2 velvet pouches (colors vary), and a box.Teaches how to identify 18 different stones. Each stone is hand picked and is approximately .75-1 inch. Examples of stones: Turritella, Amazonite, Aventurine, Tiger eye, Red Tiger eye, Small geode, Leopard skin jasper, Sodalite, Snowflake Obsidian, Gold stone, Blue Howlite, Rose Quartz, Sodalite, Howlite, Amethyst tumbled, Amazonite, Red Jasper, Hematite, Quartz point, Pyrite, Pumice (Floating stone), Lodestone (magnetic!), Small Geode, Sculptured Copper, Amethyst Cluster, Unakite, Bull's eye Jasper and Arrowhead. Please notes: substitutions may be made based on availibility.Our Rock & Mineral book is full of brilliant photos and interesting facts. It is designed to introduce children of all ages to the wonders of minerals and crystals. Dancing Bear is proud to provide our customers with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied, we will gladly refund your money plus all shipping costs. Each kit is assembled in the USA.by our dedicated team in Eugene, Oregon. We also donate 10% of our profits to charities.
- Brand: Dancing Bear
- ASIN: B00XJTIT98
- UPC: 637769180157
Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Identification, Values and Lapidary
A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time and features:An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone800+ beautiful color photographsValues and tips for locating, buying and collectingBoth lapidary and mineral display materialsDecades of rock-collecting know-how of the authorForeword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer.
- Brand: Krause Publications
- ASIN: 1440246157
- UPC: 074962019127
My Book of Rocks and Minerals: Things to Find, Collect, and
A highly visual children's reference that explains what rocks and minerals are, how they form, and how they're used, as well as highlights astounding record breakers and amazing facts. My Book of Rocks and Minerals is filled with fascinating information about and amazing images of rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils from the deepest caves to outer space. Features introduce different categories, from crystals to glow-in-the-dark minerals, and illuminating high-resolution images offer a closer look at awesome geological formations. Kids can take their fascination one step further and use the catalog and activity pages to help them collect and group rocks, and to discover how different rock types fit into the world around them.Colorful, educational, and entertaining, My Book of Rocks and Minerals gives kids the expert geology knowledge they crave and will have them digging deep to discover all they can about rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils.
- ASIN: 1465461906
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Gems and Minerals-The Ultimate Rock Video-1989 Laserdisc HD Encode
1989 documentary which features footage of the Smithsonian's high security storage vault. Remastered in HD from laserdisc for educational and archiving purposes only.
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