Defininition of ROCK AND MINERAL IDENTIFICATION
Provide knowledge of more common rocks and minerals which will aid in identification and help in the search for suitable lapidary materials.
In this class, you will learn to use identification “tools”, such as hardness, streak, specific gravity, cleavage, crystal form, chemical/other and color.
Sessions 1 & 2 – Introduction to common rocks and minerals
Session 3 – How to use the identification “tools”
Session 4 – Introduction to some lapidary materials
All class materials are furnished for this class.