Who Discovered Salt?

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Interestingly enough, there is no one specific person who is credited with the discovery of salt. In fact, the use of salt dates back thousands of years and is even mentioned in the Bible.
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No one can say for certain who first discovered salt. It has been in use for thousands of years, especially for the preservation of meat. There is evidence of a salt mining area in Romania that was operational as far back as 6050 B.C.
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Salt has been around forever so no one really discovered it. People have been using it as a seasoning and preservative since prehistoric times.
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the firs ancient saltworks operation(more than 8000 years) has been discovered at the Poiana Slatinei archaeological site next to a salt spring in. Lunca. Neamţ County. Romania
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Some 2,700 years B.C., Peng-Tzao-Kan-Mu from China discusses more than 40 salts.
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Maybe when the first person went into the ocean. But more likely when a caveman went into a salt cave.
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