Rockhounding, or amateur geology, is the recreational study and collection of rocks, gems, minerals, or fossils from their natural environments. Rockhounds are the people who cannot pass by a pretty rock without picking it up for a closer look. If that sounds like you, or you want to get into the hobby of rock hounding, this 5-Piece Rock Hounding Kit for Beginners will get you started. The Kit contains:
Rock Screening Pan / Classifier
Screen and size your rough rock in the field or at home. This classifier / screening pan fits a standard 5 gallon bucket. The wire mesh is made with 304 stainless steel wire. Top Diameter: 13-1/4" Bottom Diameter: 11" Mesh Size: 1/4"
Pointed Tip Rock Pick
A one piece solid steel construction rock hammer with a rubber grip handle. 11" overall in length. Fully polished.
Pocket Guide to Rocks & Minerals of North America
This beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and identify them, where and how to go looking. The book also pictures and explains the fossils most likely to be found and the fundamental land and rock formations in the North American landscape. With 160 entries, formatted with clear language, key identification points, carefully chosen photographs, and expertly drafted illustrations, this guide is the perfect starting point for anyone, young or old, interested in the study of rocks and geology.
15x22mm Dual Jewelers Loupe
Improve your detailed viewing with this compact easy to use eye loupe optical tool that has 15x magnification and is UV/LED illuminated. Battery cover removal tool included. Lightweight and easy to use.
Dimensions: loupe 2-1/4" x 1-1/8" x 1-1/8", plastic case 3-3/4" x 2-5/8" x 1-1/4".
Diopter: 36 Lens Diameter: 22mm Acrylic Lens 2 Super Bright White LED Bulbs
1 UV Bulb - UV Wavelength: 390-395nm. Plastic case included. Requires 3AG10 batteries (included)
Always wear safety goggles when using hand tools. Protect your eyes from flying particles and dust. Soft vinyl frame, replaceable clear lens. Can be worn over glasses.
7-0601, 7-0329, 6-3013, 2-0099, 7-0358, 14x14x6, 5 lbs.