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Synonyms for halite

naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride

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Their concentration, C, in summer decayed exponentially with depth over the range z < 10cm, where C at ground surface was at saturation with respect to halite.
The Boulby Potash, a distinct potassium-rich layer within the Boulby Halite formation, has an average thickness of about 7.
However, the gypsum may also be an artefact of drying during thin section preparation, when buffering from seawater is negligible; halite crystals would also be expected with desiccation, but were absent.
Presumably, ion concentrations remained relatively low, as anhydrite and halite did not form.
In salars it is typical that some areas display lower porosity and permeability characteristics (such as the halite core) and it is important to define areas with different flow and lithium grade characteristics for project planning and feasibility purposes.
Measurement of saturation indices of different water phases and also XRF analysis of sediment samples showed that the spring water is supersaturated towards phases of aragonite, calcite and dolomite and is undersaturated towards phases such as gypsum, halite and anhydrite.
Three main evaporitic cycles has been recognized, and, at least, 17 correlatable halite levels have been identified in most of the wells, from Santa Barbara-1 to Carcelen-1, a lowermost fourth cycle only appears to be present in two wells, Carcelen-1 and Salobral-1, at the base of the K1 unit.
The Frames will take to the stage on Saturday August 21 with special guests Supergrass, Idlewild, Bell X 1 and Halite.
The walls and ceilings of these natural caverns, discoveredin the 1870s, are covered with clusters of transparent halite cubes,
The ADR techniques were able to distinguish sylvinite (potash-containing ore) from halite (predominantly salt-only mineralization) layers at depth.
Salts harvested from the solar evaporation ponds would be cleaned of halite by reverse flotation, and the product would be reacted with potassium-rich brine to create the SOP product.
These soils can be described as of low OM content, with a mineralogy dominated by highly crystalline compounds such as quartz, halite, or sodium anorthite, with dolomite and calcite also present less significantly.
com) filled their room in the InnSuites with halite and gypsum--nice-looking specimens across a full range of sizes, all dug quite recently from places along the shore of Great Salt Lake, Tooele County, Utah.
For Graham Hopkins, frontman of Irish outfit Halite, has become close friends with the American rockers - in particular drummer Chad Smith.