Cubic crystals of rock salt

Cubic crystals of rock salt

E425/0208 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.9MB

Downloadable file size: 1.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cubic cystals of halite (rock salt), or naturally occurring sodium chloride. This specimen was found in Poland. Rock salt is a precipitate in sedimentary deposits caused by the evaporation of saline waters, usually saline lakes. Rock salt deposits are often found interbedded with clay. It is often found together with anhydrite and gypsum. Rock salt is of prime importance in the animal and human diet. In the chemical industry it is used in the preparation of soda, hydrochloric acid, and sodium. It is also used in the food-preserving industry.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: crystal, crystals, earth science, geology, halite, halite crystal, rock salt

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.