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Halite casts

Snapshot: Halite casts

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Callan Bentley
by Callan Bentley on Oct 19, 2013
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These cubic shapes are casts of halite (salt) crystals that formed under hypersaline conditions on a Devonian tidal flat. Once buried anew by rising tides, the salt crystals dissolved, and mud filled the cube-shaped hole where they once were.

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