• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • Back Country Campsite Closed

    Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek

Rocks & Minerals Discovery Chest

Contents of Rocks & Minerals Discovery Chest


  • 7 - 10X Magnifying Lenses
  • 20 - Glass Hardness Plates
  • 25 - Streak Plates
  • 2 - Plastic Bottles
  • 6 - Safety Glasses
  • Shadows of Time, 1 hour video, VHS and DVD
  • Mineral Collection with testing chips
  • Cleavage Collection
  • Moh's Hardness Scale Collection
  • Luster Collection
  • Classroom Minerals Collection
  • Large rock and mineral samples with description cards
 
Rocks and Minerals Discovery Chest, containing samples of rock, minerals, and other tools to enable students to learn about rocks and minerals
Discovery Chest and contents
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Some of the rocks and minerals included: (shown below)

  • Bituminous Shale
  • Chalcopyrite
  • Copper
  • Hematite
  • Marble
  • Magnetite
  • Obsidian
  • Pumice
  • Pyrite
  • Quartz
  • Schist
  • Shale
  • Slate
  • Talc
 
Rock and Mineral Samples, thirty six minerals are in the portion of the photo and smaller, three large rock samples are at the bottom of the photo.
Rock and Mineral Samples available in the Discovery chest
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Did You Know?

Bryce Canyon Lodge

The Bryce Canyon Lodge, constructed in multiple phases throughout the 1920s, is a National Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the last of the original lodges, designed by Gilbert Stanley Underwood and built by the Utah Parks Company, to survive within the Grand Circle. More...