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Luster Collection

# 2351

Luster is the way in which light is reflected from the surface of a mineral.  Luster can me metallic or nonmetallic.  A mineral with a metallic luster shines like polished metal.  Nonmetallic minerals are described as pearly, vitreous, resinous etc.  Luster is a reliable tool for mineral identification. This collection demonstrates the property of luster with 15 rock specimens

  • Each specimen is approximately 1.5 x 1.5" in size and keyed for identification
  • The key also includes useful information regarding the rocks composition, structure, texture and formation


  • Metallic: Galena, Magnetite, Pyrite
  • Nonmetallic: Milky Quartz, Sulfur, Microcline Feldspar, Rose Quartz
                             Nepheline, Lepidolite, Calcite, Muscovite, Chalcedony
                             Satin Spar Gypsum, Alabaster Gypsum, Quartz Crystal
Price: $30.50
Luster Collection
$ 30.50 New Available online
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