Smithsonian - Rock and Gem Dig


Smithsonian - Rock and Gem Dig (8Y+)

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Discover all there is to know about minerals and gemstones with the Smithsonian - Rock and Gem Dig! The Smithsonian activity kit includes everything you need to excavate gemstones, minerals, or rocks! The Rock and Gem Kit is a learning toy that draws on academic concepts while providing a fun outlet for children to learn, explore, and create! Inspire science fun with the Smithsonian - Smithsonian - Rock and Gem Dig Kit, today!


  • Excavate gemstones and minerals
  • Identify gemstones and minerals
  • Learn how rocks and minerals are formed
  • Includes 23" x 17" (58 cm x 43 cm) colour poster

Contents: 1 Sand block containing 11 gemstones, minerals or rocks, 1 mallet, 1 dowel, 1 pair of goggles, 1 streak plate, 1 magnifying glass, 1 pouch, and colour poster with instructions.

Warning: Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid inhalation of dust. Googles provided and do not provide protection.

Suitable for ages 8 years+

Data sheet
Age 8Y+
Batteries Incl. No
Batteries Req. No
Int'l Shipping Yes
Sounds/Music No
We Despatch Usually within 24 hrs

Delivery Charges

  • The cost to deliver your order, no matter the size or weight, anywhere within Australia is $9.90 including packing & handling. It's called a 'Flat-Rate' shipping fee and it's the most you will pay for any size order, regardless of your geographical location within Australia. And the best part of all, it's a door-to-door service which not only affordable, but convenient too!

Delivery Times

  • Australia is a large country geographically which means transit times can vary significantly from one location to the next. Deliveries can take anywhere between 1 to 10 days, or even more to places like Christmas Island and other similar remote areas. All orders are packed and despatched from our Derrimut (Melbourne-based) warehouse so if the order is urgent, please consider the distance your order is required to travel prior to order placement.

Same Day Despatch

  • For same-day despatch, orders must be placed and paid for prior to 12:00 pm (local Melbourne time or AEST). This excludes weekends, public holidays and peak periods during the October, November & December months.

Next-Day Delivery

  • Urgent, next-day* deliveries are offered to specific areas of Australia by Australia Post. Delivery areas that are covered by the Express Post Network can be can be viewed here. Addresses situated outside of the Express Post network may still be ordered as 'Express Post' if quicker delivery times are needed, compared to standard shipping. * Please note that additional shipping fees will apply.

Order Collection/Pickup

  • Orders may be collected from our warehouse (located at 180 Calarco Drive, Derrimut Victoria). Please remember to select "Warehouse P/U" as your shipping method at the checkout. This is a free service and you can usually collect your order from our warehouse within about an hour.