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    Halite
    Kerr McGee Mine (Kermac Mine; Kerr McGee Mine; Vertac Mine; Fermetia Mine; New Mexico Potash Mine; Mississippi Potash East Mine; Intrepid Potash East Mine; Hobbs Potash facility)
    Carlsbad Potash District, Eddy Co.
    New Mexico, USA
    2.99 x 2.50 x 1.85 inches (7.60 x 6.36 x 4.71 cm)


    This icy example of Halite is actually just a unique variety of Rock Salt. This blocky and layered specimen is relatively clear with inky hints of blue coloration inside the rather edgy piece. The stacked nature of the mineral makes it unusual in form as well as hue.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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