Monday, 16 March 2015

Salt

Halite

Salt is a sedimentary rock which is formed by the evaporation of water. These are formed by the evaporation of lake water or ocean saline water which already have salt in it. Because of its precipitation from water, it is also called as evaporites. The minerals of salt is called Halite. Salt is not found at the surface without being driven out by external forces. These are used in food and chemical industry.

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