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Halite?

Posted by Amanda Hawkins  
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Amanda Hawkins May 28, 2012 10:46PM


I only ask, as it does taste salty, but are there any other minerals that taste salty? It is hard to see any cubic formations on these crystals, but they all feel and taste like salt...(Location unknown - someone gave them to me in a paper bag with some other stuff!)

Amanda
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Reiner Mielke May 29, 2012 02:35AM
If it tastes like salt it is salt. Other water soluble minerals have a different taste. Besides I can see a cubic cleavage in it.
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Amanda Hawkins May 29, 2012 07:16AM
Thanks Reiner !

Amanda
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