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Fluorescent Mineral Kit

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Learn about fluorescence the fun way-by viewing glow-in-the-dark rocks! This kit comes with six 1.
Ages 10+

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Fluorescent Mineral Kit

Item# KT-FLUORKT

Learn about fluorescence the fun way-by viewing glow-in-the-dark rocks! This kit comes with six 1.5"-2" mineral specimens that fluoresce under the black light (longwave UV) flashlight that's included. The whole family will be fascinated by these minerals that turn a different color under ultraviolet light! This set comes with a 51-page booklet that explains fluorescence and includes information on fluorescent mineral identification. The additional instruction guide includes four projects and other activities with the black light. You provide some household items for the activities.

Note: UV light is the part of sun light that causes sunburns. Never look directly at UV bulbs and wear UV filtering goggles if using for extended periods.

Mineral Color under UV light
Aragonite yellowish-brown
Hackmanite orange
Calcite pale yellow
Fluorite purple, blue
Resinous coal blue, green, gold
Scapolite (Wernerite) yellow

Fluorescent Mineral Kit

  • A boxed set of six 1.5"-2" fluorescent mineral specimens
  • A 6" black light that emits longwave ultraviolet light
  • A pack of 4 AA batteries for the black light
  • The Story of Fluorescence booklet
  • Our special instructions that teach about ultraviolet light, fluorescent minerals, and include three extra UV light activities
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Fun and Learning - Gotta Love It! Review by
This is a wonderful product. Science made fun! As a side note, our blacklight did not work properly as received. Clearly it was a manufacturer issue and not related to shipping. I called the 800 number and received a second one within a few days - no hassle. Great Customer Service!
Terrific educational tool and a lot of fun! Review by
My fourth grade class had a lot of fun with this kit! They were in awe of the fluorescent minerals in the kit and we were actually able to find other fluorescent rocks locally. The kit really helped our unit on rocks and minerals come alive!
Great tool for minerals and more! Review by
This is a great tool to reveal another property that some minerals have (fluorescence), as well as a lesson in electromagnetic radiation. The experiment ideas included in the booklet were easy to do, and the kids loved finding other things in the house that glowed under the blacklight. The portability of the blacklight was a plus - it enabled the kids to do more exploring with it than if the light had to be plugged into the wall all the time.

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