Searles Lake Gem and Mineral Society
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Pink Halite Specimens
Pink Halite Field Trip
|Here is a cluster of hopper crystals. Note the color grades from white at the base (deepest below the brine surface) to a deep crimson where the best crystals appear. The crystals were found beneath the brine surface on the bottom side of a ledge. Specimen is approximately 18 inches across.|
Another fine example of a large plate, showing a gradation from light to dark pink This plate again about 18 inches long, but other can be up to three feet long.
|Yes. Some pieces get very large. This one weighed several hundred pounds.|
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