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Set of 20 Metallic Ores

SKU BG0008C
Original price $24.99
Current price $20.99
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  • 20 samples measuring approximately 1/2" (2cm) of ores commonly used for metal refinement
  • Some of the ores in the kit include beryl, chromite, galena, hematite, magnetite, and sphalerite
  • Perfect set for learning about raw materials and economic geology
  • High-quality samples are a great addition to any collection
  • Samples come bagged in foam-lined box for safe and easy storage
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This set of 20 metallic ores showcases some of the most prominent rock and mineral specimens used in the refinement of raw materials. Each sample is approximately 1/2" in length, and are bagged to keep them safe from damage. Great for a demonstrative lesson on where the raw materials for our infrastructure come from. This set contains asbestos and lead in small amounts.

Samples included in the set (and associated ore elements):

  • Asbestos (Mg)
  • Bauxite (Al)
  • Beryl (Be)
  • Calcite (Ca)
  • Chalcopyrite (Cu)
  • Chromite (Cr)
  • Corundum (Al)
  • Dolomite (Mg)
  • Feldspar (Al & K)
  • Galena (Pb)
  • Hematite (Fe)
  • Laterite (Al & Fe)
  • Limestone (Ca)
  • Magnesite (Mg)
  • Magnetite (Fe)
  • Psilomelane (Mn)
  • Pyrite (Fe)
  • Pyrolusite (Mn)
  • Rock Salt (Na)
  • Sphalerite (Zn)