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    HALITE
    PCS mine, Rocanville
    Saskatchewan
    Canada
    4.86 x 2.3 x 1.81 inches (12.36 x 5.86 x 4.6 cm)


    Halite is commonly known as rock salt. Yes, this intriguing-looking mineral is just a piece of salt! While many specimens have colors such as blue and purple, this lively creation is white making it much more recognizable as a form of NaCl. This conglomeration of cubic little crystals looks like an intertwined mix of DNA strands which amazingly seem to wrap around each other resulting in a crystalline "tree" with a chain of crystals going from large to small. Quite simply, this natural wonder looks like a manmade item.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    16th-23rd Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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