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Mineral: Halite: NaCl
Comments: Hoppered pink halite crystals from the evaporation ponds. The pink color is due to the organism Halo bacterium that lives in the concentrated brine.
Location: Searles Lake, Trona, San Bernadino County, California, USA.
Scale: Crystal size 2 cm.
Copyright: © John Veevaert
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