BR Scientific's Essential Mineral Kit includes 20 hand-selected specimens. Major rock-forming minerals and economic minerals are represented including silicates, carbonates, oxides, halides, phosphates, sulfides, and sulfates.
- Clear quartz
- Milky quartz
- Plagioclase feldspar (albite or cleavelandite)
- Potassium feldspar (microcline or orthoclase)
- Muscovite mica
- Biotite mica
- White calcite
- Blue Apatite
- Gypsum (var: selenite)
*Specimens are individually labeled as 1-20. Labels are not pictured above.
The specimens are housed in a compartmented tray inside a sturdy box for years of use. A detailed information sheet is included, providing specimen name, chemistry, physical properties, and uses.
Note that specimens type may differ depending on availability.