Assal Lake, Djibouti
Lake Assal lies at the bottom of a depression surrounded by mountains.Its level is at 155 meters below sea level.It is fed by springs very salty, by the sea water that seeps through cracks from the sea near.The rate of salinity is 370 grams of salt per litre of water.
On the west coast the surf rounds halite crystals to round pebbles.
- CHAMPREUX, François (1978): Les cristaux de gypse et de halite du lac Assal (RDD). Minéraux et fossiles, n° 37, 40-48.
- Aufschluss 59 (2008), 29-31.
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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Wheal Coates, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UKFrom David Ifold, 19th Jun 2013 22:44:10