Halite commonly known as rock salt, is a type of salt, the mineral form of sodium
chloride (NaCl). Halite forms isometric crystals. The mineral is typically colorless
Detailed description, properties, locality information guide about the mineral
halite and rock salt.
Comments: Hoppered pink halite crystals from the evaporation ponds. The pink
color is due to the organism Halo bacterium that lives in the concentrated brine.
Halite (named after the mineral) is a C++ BitTorrent client based on the excellent
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Description and history of the mineral Halite, includes its physical properties.
Chemical Composition, NaCl, Sodium Chloride. Color, Usually clear or white, but
small amounts of impurities may give halite a red or orange hue and bacterial ...
Apr 15, 2003 ... What's that on your chips? It's a mineral called halite! If you look closely at
ordinary table salt, you will see that, just like other minerals, it looks ...
Naturally occurring sodium chloride (NaCl), common or rock salt. Halite occurs
on all continents in beds that range from a few metres to more than 300 m (1000
These five halite crystal fragments show halite's cubic cleavage (three cleavages
at right angles). Note that minerals do not always break into perfect 6-sided ...