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101-Hematite $5.00



SAMPLE:
-- A piece of Hematite

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
-- To introduce the history of iron mining in early America
-- To introduce the notion that hematite is composed of the metal element iron (Fe)  --To describe the old process of burning the hematite ore in stone furnaces with charcoal and limestone to release molten iron  for farming plow shares and cannon balls for the Civil War
-- To show that heavy minerals are made from heavy elements and these elements are called metals  --To encourage the use of maps to find the Shenandoah Valley in the state of Virginia

GRADES 4-10

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Ruth Deike
Rock Detective Geoscience Education
395 Deer Run Drive
Nellysford , VA 96080

Phone: 434-263-3737

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