Definitions for haliteˈhæl aɪt, ˈheɪ laɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hal•iteˈhæl aɪt, ˈheɪ laɪt(n.)

  1. a soft grayish mineral, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring as masses of interlocking cubic crystals; rock salt.

    Category: Mineralogy

Origin of halite:

1865–70; < Gk hal-, s. of háls salt +-ite1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. halite, rock salt(noun)

    naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride


  1. halite(Noun)

    Native salt; sodium chloride NaCl as a mineral; rock salt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halite(noun)

    native salt; sodium chloride


  1. Halite

    Halite, commonly known as rock salt, is the mineral form of sodium chloride. Halite forms isometric crystals. The mineral is typically colorless or white, but may also be light blue, dark blue, purple, pink, red, orange, yellow or gray depending on the amount and type of impurities. It commonly occurs with other evaporite deposit minerals such as several of the sulfates, halides, and borates.

Anagrams of halite

  1. aileth


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