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217-Serpentinite (Grossular Garnet + Diopside) $10.00
Mystery includes rock, fossil, or mineral sample and Mystery questions with teaching instructions.

SAMPLE:
Serpentinite from Vermont, clearly showing the three minerals, garnet, diopside and talc

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:
To introduce the rock type serpentinite
To encourage use of maps and to show where certain rock types occur (i.e. serpentinite in Vermont)
To show the three minerals, garnet, talc and diopside
To introduce the idea of one mineral (talc), 'growing' at the expense of another (diopside)
-- which is the concept of serpentinization.

GRADES 6-10
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