This collection of six large rocks and minerals is the best approximation, given the available data, of the kinds of geological samples one might find on the surface of Mars, the red planet! Although no actual samples of rocks or minerals from Mars have ever been retrieved, we are well enough acquainted with the planet’s geological history to be able to say fairly definitively that these six are those which are most prevalent on Mars at this time.
The kit includes a sample of Sulfur, Hematite, Gypsum, Vesicular Basalt, Arenite (sandstone), and Breccia. A comprehensive handbook is included as well, which provides a geological history of Mars, defines key terms, gives the specific gravity and hardness as well as a brief description for each rock and mineral. An excellent study tool for those with an interest in geology, or a great gift to introduce a child to the geological world.
This science kit is an essential introduction to physics knowledge!
Build your own 10 inch kaleidoscope with this great kit!
Infiniview comes with a 3.5" LCD screen and rechargeable Lithium Ion battery that will last up to 2 hours in the field.
Learn about hydrogen fuel cells with this incredible kit!
This microscope is so versatile you can even take it with you on a job site!
Great reference card for chemistry and physics students.
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