Rocks and Minerals Classified Cards

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Here are our classified cards for our rock collection:  SCRIBD (and more in a second file here) or you can click on the images in this post.  I got the images from sites that were selling these rocks.  If they complain, then I’ll have to take them down.  Also, I made some cheat sheets that describe our collection and divide them into rocks vs minerals, type of rock, type of minerals, and which ones aren’t really their own mineral anyway and are just another version of one mineral….etc. HERE.



{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Mari March 14, 2017

These were perfect to help us start identifying some of the rocks my kids have collected over the years! Thanks!


2 Deb @ Living Montessori Now June 8, 2014

Your rocks and minerals cards are so helpful, Deanna! I featured your post and photo in my Montessori-inspired rocks and minerals unit this week: :)


3 viv August 8, 2012

can you tell me please which collection you own ??? i am considering buying a set and will be helpful if i get one that goes with these cards, will save us lots of work, there are beautiful . thanks for sharing . viv


4 admin August 9, 2012

I order all three ROCKS IN A BAG from rainbow resource. That will get you all the sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks. But the minerals, I got individually at a rock shop in Sevierville, TN


5 Deb @ Living Montessori Now August 8, 2012

Thanks so much for sharing your rocks and minerals cards! I featured them as the Free Printable of the Day at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page:


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