Rocks, Fossils and Minerals
Fossils are the mineralized or otherwise preserved remains or other traces of animals, plants, and other organisms. The study of fossils is called paleontology. Fossilization is actually a rare occurrence because natural materials tend to decompose. In order for an organism to be fossilized, the remains normally need to be covered by sediment as soon as possible. What type of Fossils can you find on eBay? Ammonites, Trilobites, Dinosaurs, Reptiles, Fish, Crinoids, Insects, Amber, Mammals, Plants, Petrified Wood, Sharks Teeth and other Fossils.
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is an someone who practices the craft of working, forming and finishing stone, mineral, gemstones, and other suitably durable materials (amber, shell, jet, pearl, copal, coral, horn and bone, glass and other synthetics) into functional and/or decorative, even wearable, items. Find your Lapidary Materials plus tools and supplies on eBay.
A meteorite is a small extraterrestrial body that impacts the Earth's surface. While in space these bodies are called meteoroids, and they are called meteors after entering Earth's atmosphere but before reaching the surface.
Tektites are natural glass objects, up to a few centimeters in size, which according to most scientists have been formed by the impact of large meteorites on Earth's surface
are natural compounds formed through geological processes. The term "mineral" encompasses not only the material's chemical composition but also the mineral structures. Minerals range in composition from pure elements and simple salts to very complex silicates with thousands of known forms (organic compounds are usually excluded). The study of minerals is called mineralogy. Looking for Crystals, Decorator Pieces, Display Specimens, Fluorescent Minerals, Precious Metal, Rare Species and other Specimens. eBay has them!
The hard, rigid outer calcium carbonate covering of certain animals is called a
While many animals, particularly those that live in the sea, produce exoskeletons, usually only those of mollusks are considered to be shells. Find Abalone, Conch, Conus, Coral, Cypraea, Murex and other Shells.
is an ancient activity. Owing to the permanence of the material, evidence can be found that even the earliest cultures indulged in some form of stone work. The term stone carving is of particular significance to sculptors being a reference to a particular way of producing sculpture, as opposed to modelling in clay or casting.
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