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Science Olympiad Rocks and Minerals
(current as of 2001-2002)

Click each specimen to link to a picture of it.

ROCKS:

METAMORPHIC ROCKS

  1. Gneiss
  2. Marble
  3. Phyllite
  4. Quartzite
  5. Schist [Garnet]
  6. Schist [Mica]
  7. Slate
IGNEOUS
  1. Andesite
  2. Basalt
  3. Diorite
  4. Gabbro
  5. Granite
  6. Obsidian
  7. Pegmatite
  8. Pumice
  9. Rhyolite
  10. Scoria
SEDIMENTARY
  1. Anthracite Coal
  2. Arkose
  3. Bituminous Coal
  4. Breccia
  5. Conglomerate
  6. Coquina
  7. Diatomite
  8. Dolomite Rock
  9. Lignite
  10. Limestone [Chalk]
  11. Limestone [Crystalline]
  12. Limestone [Fossiliferous]
  13. Limestone [Oolitic]
  14. Limestone [Travertine]
  15. Sandstone
  16. Shale
MINERALS:

MINERALS     (Minerals gold, silver, and diamond may be used but will not be in the kit.)

  1. Albite [Plagioclase]
  2. Almandine [Garnet]
  3. Amazonite [Microcline]
  4. Apatite
  5. Aragonite
  6. Augite
  7. Azurite
  8. Bauxite
  9. Barite
  10. Beryl
  11. Biotite [Mica]
  12. Bornite
  13. Calcite
  14. Celestite
  15. Chalcopyrite
  16. Copper
  17. Corundum
  18. Dolomite
  19. Epidote
  20. Feldspar [Orthoclase]
  21. Fluorite
  22. Galena
  23. Goethite
  24. Graphite
  25. Gypsum [Alabaster]
  26. Gypsum [Satin-spar]
  27. Gypsum [Selenite]
  28. Halite
  29. Hematite
  30. Hornblende
  31. Kaolinite
  32. Lepidolite
  33. Magnetite
  34. Malachite
  35. Muscovite [Mica]
  36. Olivine
  37. Opal
  38. Pyrite
  39. Quartz [Agate/Onyx]
  40. Quartz [Amethyst]
  41. Quartz [Chalcedony]
  42. Quartz [Chert/Flint]
  43. Quartz [Citrine]
  44. Quartz [Crystal]
  45. Quartz [Jasper]
  46. Quartz [Milky]
  47. Quartz [Rose]
  48. Rhodonite
  49. Sodalite
  50. Sphalerite
  51. Staurolite
  52. Sulfur
  53. Talc
  54. Topaz
  55. Tourmaline
  56. Tremolite
  57. Ulexite

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