Store Catalogue | Rock, Mineral & Fossil Specimens | Minerals | Non-silicate Minerals | Single Specimen of Halite (Rock Salt)
Single specimen of Halite (Rock Salt). Remember all our prices include VAT & carriage within the UK.Halite is a type of evaporite mineral that is primarily composed of sodium chloride, the same compound found in table salt. It has a colourless to white or pale pink colour and often forms as cubic or octahedral crystals, as well as in other forms such as massive or layered deposits. It is a common mineral that is found in many types of rocks, and is commonly found in sedimentary rocks such as evaporite deposits, as well as in salt domes and other geological formations. Halite is commonly used as a seasoning in cooking and as a de-icing agent, and is an important mineral in the chemical industry.
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