Eisco Serpentinite Metamorphic Rock Specimen
When clay- and aluminum-rich rock is altered by water from geothermal systems, serpentinite is liable to form. Serpentinite is often found in low-grade metamorphic areas and is formed when clay and aluminum rich rock is altered by water from geothermal systems.
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- Correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence
- Ideal for teaching students about rounding and sorting, as well as for identification & classification exercises
- Greenish in color and smooth to the touch
- Often found as a plane of weakness in faulted rocks
- Excellent for lessons on metamorphic rocks, low-grade deformation, and structural geology
- Serpentinite is composed of hydrated silicate minerals, particularly phyllosilicates
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