Geology Educational Materials

EISCO Augen Gneiss Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in learning about differential stresses and foliation in metamorphic rocks. EISCO Augen Gneiss Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is high-grade metamorphic rock formed from other rocks undergoing alteration from intense heat and pressure.

EISCO Biotite Gneiss Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in learning about differential stresses and foliation in metamorphic rocks. EISCO Biotite Gneiss Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is high-grade metamorphic rock formed from other rocks undergoing alteration from intense heat and pressure.

EISCO Hornfels Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in studying effects of thermal alteration of metamorphic rocks. EISCO Hornfels Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) forms in narrow band between an igneous intrusion and surrounding rock. As intrusion propagates through crust, magma scorches and heats crus

EISCO Olivine Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use in classroom to teach students about mineral physical properties like hardness, fracture, and luster. EISCO Olivine Mineral Specimen is a useful geothermometer.

EISCO Mica Schist Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in lessons on metamorphic rock properties, classification, and identification. EISCO Mica Schist Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) has undergone moderate levels of alteration. Schist is good for demonstrating effect of metamorphism on various minerals a

EISCO Coarse White Marble Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in classroom activities to ascertain differences between metamorphic rocks and their provenance. EISCO Coarse White Marble Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is formed from limestone. High-pressure, low-heat alteration leads to massive crystalline rock t

EISCO Calcite Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use in lessons on chemical reactions. EISCO Calcite Mineral Specimen is used in classroom identification labs and exercises, correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence Statements.

EISCO Breccia Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in learning sedimentary rock classification and identification. EISCO Breccia Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) has large, angular clasts making it possible to confidently ascertain depositional history of rock.

EISCO Pyrite Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use in replacing other minerals or fossils through pyritization. EISCO Pyrite Mineral Specimen has shiny metallic luster and bright brassy color, making it addition to mineral collections or classroom exercises.

EISCO Amphibolite Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in studying hydrothermal alteration of rocks and minerals. EISCO Amphibolite Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is formed from hornblende that has undergone significant amount of differential pressure.

EISCO Quartzite Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in comparing with sandstone and metamorphic classification exercises. EISCO Quartzite Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is formed by applying significant pressure to sandstone. Because of its durable nature, quartzite is often used in paleoclimate studi

EISCO Arkose Sandstone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in identification and depositional history exercises. EISCO Arkose Sandstone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) is clastic sedimentary rock made up of angular, poorly-sorted sand-size grains.

EISCO Red Sandstone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in comparing white sandstone to understand physical expression of chemical differences. EISCO Red Sandstone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) is made up of well-sorted and well-rounded grains of quartz.

EISCO Phyllite Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in demonstration of metamorphic properties, such as glossy sheen and dense, foliated minerals. EISCO Phyllite Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is good example of low-grade metamorphism from easily recognizable parent rock.

EISCO Gypsum Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use in study of cleavage and fracture as example of imperfect cleavage planes. EISCO Gypsum Mineral Specimen often forms from evaporating lakes. Crystals grow in soft, wide sheets, but is also commonly found filling veins and fractures in other rocks.

EISCO Rhyolite Specimen (Igneous Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in density comparison with other igneous rocks. EISCO Rhyolite Specimen (Igneous Rock) is aphanitic felsic rock, formed during eruptions of thick, viscous magma.

EISCO Bituminous Coal Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in lessons about unique anoxic conditions under which bituminous coal was formed. EISCO Bituminous Coal Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) is formed in anoxic environments from compressed organic matter, and is used worldwide as a fuel source.

EISCO Metamorphic Rocks Kit Products for Science Education

For study of foliation and alteration of these metamorphic rocks to understand the immense heat and pressure needed to form them. EISCO; Metamorphic Rocks Kit contains 12 specimens measuring approx. 3cm (1 in.) and specimen key.

EISCO Halite Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use in classroom for teaching students about cleavage planes and how evaporate deposits form. EISCO Halite Mineral Specimen is a soft, white to translucent mineral that grows into cleavable cubes.

EISCO Chalk Limestone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) Products for Science Education

For use as example of sedimentary rock formed chemically. EISCO Chalk Limestone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) is made up of organic material, mostly calcium carbonate.

EISCO Quartz - Rock Crystal Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use in classroom identification labs and exercises. EISCO Quartz - Rock Crystal Mineral Specimen correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence Statements.

EISCO Magnetite Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use in mineral identification exercises. EISCO Magnetite Mineral Specimen grains align themselves with the earth's magnetic field, preserving a record of the field's direction when forming igneous rocks.

EISCO Anthracite Coal Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in classroom identification labs and exercises. EISCO Anthracite Coal Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is formed in anoxic environments from compressed organic matter, and is used worldwide as fuel source.

EISCO Slate Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in metamorphic classification and identification exercises. EISCO Slate Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) forms from compression of shale. Though slate is denser, it retains the fissile properties of shale, making distinguishing between the two useful a

EISCO Mica Garnet Schist Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in lessons on metamorphic rock properties, classification, and identification. EISCO Mica Garnet Schist Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) has undergone moderate levels of alteration. Schist is good for demonstrating effect of metamorphism on various min

EISCO Fossiliferous Limestone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in studying fossils within whole rocks and sedimentary rock identification. EISCO Fossiliferous Limestone Specimen (Sedimentary Rock) is made up of organic material, mostly CaCO3.

EISCO Fine White Marble Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) Products for Science Education

For use in classroom activities to ascertain differences between metamorphic rocks and their provenance. EISCO Fine White Marble Specimen (Metamorphic Rock) is formed from limestone. The high-pressure, low-heat alteration leads to massive crystalline rock

EISCO Galena Mineral Specimen Products for Science Education

For use as tool to explain specific gravity to students - EISCO Galena Mineral Specimen is used in classroom identification labs and exercises, correlates well to Next Generation Science Standards Evidence Statements.

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