Cargille Mineral Reference Set-Common Rock Minerals

SKU: 424M2B

This series of slides consists of 6 sets of comminuted materials (100 mesh) mounted in Meltmount 1.539. Each set, manufactured by Cargille Laboratories, contains 25 slides in a protective plastic slide box.

$209.00

This series of slides consists of 6 sets of comminuted materials (100 mesh) mounted in Meltmount 1.539. Each set, manufactured by Cargille Laboratories, contains 25 slides in a protective plastic slide box. The minerals vary from each other optically in at least one or several ways. Collectively, they reveal practically all mineralogical characteristics. Examinations in both plane polarized light and crossed polars disclose different optical properties.
1. Quartz
2. Calcite
3. Microcline
4. Albite
5. Labradorite
6. Hornblende
7. Augite
8. Biotite
9. Tremolite
10. Apatite
11. Tourmaline
12. Titanite
13. Olivine
14. Nephelite
15. Sodalite
16. Beryl
17. Corundum
18. Zircon
19. Garnet (almandine)
20. Opaz
21. Rutile
22. Serpentine
23. Fluorite
24. Opal
25. Obsidian

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