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Halite from Owens Lake, Inyo County, California

 
Halite from Owens Lake, Inyo County, California

Halite from Owens Lake, Inyo County, California

Halite from Owens Lake, Inyo County, California

Halite from Owens Lake, Inyo County, California

Halite from Owens Lake, Inyo County, California

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Halite from Owens Lake, Inyo County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 70541
Mineral:Halite
Locality:Owens Lake, Inyo County, California
Description:Complex cluster of hoppered (depressed center faces) cubic halite crystals that are colored pink by archaea organisms that grew in the halite solution before it crystallized. Note: this is NOT from Searles Lake that are commonly available on the market. Water soluble
Overall Size:12x9.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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