The Polished Gemstones of the World Collection is the third in a series of rock, gemstone, fossil, and mineral sets from Fantasia Mining. This series is perfect to introduce childern to the joys of rock collecting and to get them excited about these natural wonders of the world. These sets have been used in pre-K, elementary, secondary and home schooling classrooms. They allow the teacher to interact with students in a fun and entertaining manner by letting the students have a hands on experience with real earth mined specimens instead of just viewing a picture in a book. The sets in this series aren't only for the classroom and aspiring geologists of all ages will enjoy the unique completely natural specimens received.
The Polished Gemstone Collection you are ordering comes in a 7" x 3.5" clear plastic collectors box and contains 18 different types of polished gemstone specimens. Each individual specimen measures around 1/4" to 3/4" and is attached to the included identification card. On the back of the identification card is information about how gemstones have been used since ancient times.
This set includes the following polished specimens: Peridot, Jasper, Agate, Amethyst, Carnelian, Bloodstone, Howlite, Unakite, Tigereye, Pink Opal, Turritella Agate, Citrine, Aventurine, Rose Quartz, Hematite, Yellow Jasper, Crystal Quartz and Sodalite.
This is the authentic Fanatsia Mining Polished Gemstone Set which is proudly made in the USA – Manufacturer's Part Number POL-QT29. Contains small parts and is recommended for children 8 and up.