What does halite mean?

Definitions for haliteˈhæl aɪt, ˈheɪ laɪt

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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

  2. Origin: [Gr. "a`ls salt.]


  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. halite

    A type of natural occurring mineral.

    Halite is found in many countries on the planet and is used as a form of grit to deice roads, a type of salt to cook with etc.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of halite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of halite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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