|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from New Mexico > Halite|
|Locality:||1700' level, 10th Ore Zone, PCA Mine, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico|
|Description:||Beautiful specimen of transparent halite with color varying from intense blue to nearly colorless. The color is due to atomic lattice defects, not due to inclusions or impurities. The surface looks melted because it was washed in water (water soluble).|
|Overall Size:||13x6.5x4.5 cm|
|Status:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from Arizona & New Mexico, USA > Halide Minerals|
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