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hal·ite

 (hăl′īt′, hā′līt′)
n.
1. A colorless or white mineral, NaCl, occurring as cubic crystals and found in dried lakebeds in arid climates, mined or gathered for use as table salt.
2. Rock salt.
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halite

(ˈhælaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a colourless or white mineral sometimes tinted by impurities, found in beds as an evaporite. It is used to produce common salt and chlorine. Composition: sodium chloride. Formula: NaCl. Crystal structure: cubic. Also called: rock salt
[C19: from New Latin halītes; see halo-, -ite2]
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hal•ite

(ˈhæl aɪt, ˈheɪ laɪt)

n.
a soft grayish mineral, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring as masses of interlocking cubic crystals; rock salt.
[1865–70; < Greek hal-, s. of háls salt + -ite1]
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hal·ite

(hăl′īt′, hā′līt′)
A colorless or white mineral consisting of sodium chloride and occurring as cubic crystals. Halite is found in dried lakebeds in arid climates and is used as table salt.
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halite

Rock salt: sodium chloride.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.halite - naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloridehalite - naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride
atomic number 11, Na, sodium - a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
common salt, sodium chloride - a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
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Halite is an important source of sodium chloride, in parallel with NaCl extracted from brine wells or sea water.
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Five major types of mineral resources are found in the Red Sea region: petroleum deposits, evaporite deposits (sediments laid down as a result of evaporation, such as halite, sylvite, gypsum, and dolomite), sulfur, phosphates, and the heavy-metal.
In its raw mineral form, sodium chloride is referred to as halite, better known as rock salt.
On this occasion, Sofia Municipality will celebrate the solemn sanctuary and raise the flag of the city in front of the Hagia Sophia in 11.30 and continue with concerts in the square against the Halite.
For this purpose, an amount of 300mg of sample was mixed with 30mg of halite (NaCl) that was used as internal standard.
"Firms leaving the broker protocol is very, very bad for clients," said Phil Shaffer, founder and chief executive of Halite Partners, an investment management firm, who left Morgan Stanley last year after 24 years.
Sources like Cerulli Associates "say that share continues to shrink," said Shaffer, CEO and founder of Halite Partners, an RIA in Columbus, Ohio, in an interview.
Figure 3 shows the tectonic map of Jintan salt mine which is a typical lacustrine fault cut halite subsag controlled by boundary faults and belongs to a lacustrine deposition.