Mining Mikes Mineral Excavation Kit

Mining Mikes Mineral Excavation Kit


Mineral Information

Play and learn by excavating the past to reveal the hidden treasures of the earth with these super kits.

Each kit contains, a block of limestone with one genuine mineral, (Pyrite, Fluorite, Amethyst or some Rose Quartz.) your own digging tool and brush, and an id sheet to identify which mineral you’ve found.

It is great fun and educational too!

Which one will you find?

Other kits available inc 'Claws and Teeth' & 'Fossils'


Pyrite or Iron Pyrite, is Iron Sulphide also known to many as 'Fools Gold' In renaissance times hundreds of tons of Pyrite was shipped from the new world in mistaken belief that it was actually Gold. Found in: Peru


Amethyst is a violet variety of Quartz often used in jewellery. The name comes from the Ancient Greek 'methustos' meaning not intoxicated. Found in: Brazil


Fluorite is a mineral composed of Calcium Fluoride. Fluorite is added to our drinking water to make our teeth strong. Found in: China and UK

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz is a beautiful pink variety of mineral Quartz. The colour is throught to be due to traces of Manganese within the crystals. Found in: South Africa

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