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Thames and Kosmos 665105 Mineral Discovery Kit

$19.99
For thousands of years, people have treasured colorful rocks, beautiful crystals, and valuable jewels. Using the ten mineral specimens and other materials in this kit, you can conduct experiments to learn how Earth creates these... Read more

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Thames and Kosmos 665105 Mineral Discovery Kit

For thousands of years, people have treasured colorful rocks, beautiful crystals, and valuable jewels. Using the ten mineral specimens and other materials in this kit, you can conduct experiments to learn how Earth creates these natural treasures. Learn how to identify and distinguish mineral specimens by testing their properties such as density, streak color, hardness, and translucency. Find out how and where crystals and minerals are formed. Cast crystal shapes out of plaster to explore the tiny building blocks of minerals. Attach your specimens to the colorful mineral poster using plastic boxes to create an attractive educational display. You can use this kit as a starter set for a new rock collection or as an educational companion to an existing rock collection. Learn where and when to search for your own minerals in nature to grow your collection. Specimens include amethyst, rose quartz, flint, quartz, amazonite, apatite, mookaite, labradorite, pyrite, and a desert rose.

Product Details

General Information
Manufacturer
Thames and Kosmos
Part Number
665105
Product Model
Mineral Discovery
Product Type
Educational Toy
Miscellaneous
Manufacturer's Suggested Age
6 years and up
Batteries
No batteries required
Choking Hazard Warnings
Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
What's in the Box
Kit and manual guide
Item Weight
1.4 lbs

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