Compare the rock and mineral collections available from Home Science Tools with this chart.


Rock set: # of samples: Other information:
Geology Field Trip in a Bag 30 Includes about 30 unlabeled minerals, fossils, gemstones, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Ages 10 and up. geology field trip in a bag
Rocks and Minerals Project Kit 30 Identify 30 rocks and minerals, crack open a geode, grow crystals on a rock, make your own sedimentary rock, and much more! Includes 15 mineral specimens, 15 rock specimens, and an educational booklet. Ages 10 and up. Rocks and Minerals Kit
Basic Rock & Mineral Collection 35 Metallic minerals, nonmetallic minerals, rock-forming minerals, gemstones, and igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Ages 10 and up. basic rock & mineral collection
Washington School Rock Collection 40 Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, rock forming minerals, ore forming minerals, and industrial minerals are included. Ages 10 and up. Washington School Rock Collection
Classroom Rock & Mineral Collection 50 Igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, ores, and gemstones; 9 of 10 Mohs scale rock hardness samples are included (all but diamonds). Ages 12 and up. deluxe rocks & minerals collection
Earth Science Rock & Mineral Collection 75 Includes 9 of 10 Mohs scale rock hardness samples. Ideal for demonstrating physical properties and the major rock-forming minerals. Ages 12 and up. premium rocks & minerals collection
North American Rock Collection 100 Includes 30 igneous rocks, 40 sedimentary and 30 metamorphic rocks. Diverse collection from North America. Ages 10 and up. North American Rock Collection, 100 specimens
Advanced Earth Science Collection 105 This is the ultimate collection including rocks, minerals, and fossils. 48 minerals, 36 rocks (12 of each type), 12 fossils, Mohs hardness scale (9 specimens), and study guide. Ages 12 and up. Advanced Earth Science Collection, 105 specimens
Mineral Identification Starter Set 150 Classroom set. Contains 30 different kinds of minerals, mineral testing kit, and identification key. Ages 10 and up. Mineral Identification Set, Classroom
Introductory Rock Collection 15 Contains common rock specimens – five each of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Ages 7 and up. Introductory Rock Collection
Basic Rock and Mineral Set 15 For Elementary students. Includes igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks plus common minerals. Ages 5 and up. Basic Rock and Mineral Set
Rock Study Kit 15 Study igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Ages 7 and up. rock study set
Mineral Study Kit 15 Handle, test and learn about 15 important minerals. Ages 7 and up. mineral study set
Mineral Hardness Scale Set 9 Accurately determine hardness of minerals. Samples of the Mohs rock hardness scale are included – all but diamonds. Ages 10 and up. Mohs mineral hardness scale set
Fluorescent Mineral Set 6 Investigate fluorescence with this set of six minerals that glow under longwave ultraviolet light. Ages 10 and up. fluorescent minerals set