find your own minerals

Find your Own Minerals Kit

  • $20.00

This kit contains 6 minerals.  The minerals have been placed in an artificial matrix of plaster and sand and is ready to be exposed by you.  The kit contains an informational booklet describing the minerals and a wooden dowel that can be used to expose the minerals.  Directions for exposing the minerals are included, but directions are also provided on this web page.  Minerals include a sample of each: pyrite, quartz, garnet, celestite, fluorite, and amethyst.   Kits are approximately 4.5" L x 3 1/4" W x 1 1/4" thick.  Kits are individually made and will vary slightly in size.  Minerals shown are representative samples of those included in the kits and each one will be slightly different as these are real mineral samples.  Generally will take kids a couple of hours to expose all the minerals.  Recommended for ages 6 and up with adult supervision.