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Eisco™ Biotite Gneiss Specimen

Biotite Gneiss is high-grade metamorphic rock formed from other rocks undergoing alteration from intense heat and pressure.

Manufacturer:  Eisco™ ESNG0055

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Catalog No. S24780

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  • For use in learning about differential stresses and foliation in metamorphic rocks
  • Correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence
  • To achieve its characteristic banding, gneiss must be exposed to immense heat and pressure, and forms deep below earth
  • For use in demonstrating metamorphic properties and can be used in lessons about rock cycle


Metamorphic Rock, Biotite Gneiss
Clear labeled and barcoded bag
2 to 3 cm
Learning about differential stresses and foliation in metamorphic rocks
1 Ea.
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