Halite, Sylvite - Kerr McGee Mine, USA - 14.5 cm
Mineral: Halite, Sylvite
Locality: Kerr McGee Mine, Carlsbad Potash District, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Dimensions: 14.5 cm

Description: Another post-mining specimen found in a saline pool near the Frozen Blue seam. This has both halite and sylvite crystals intergrown ,and the easiest way to distinguish between the two minerals is to look for octahedral modifications on the cubes which is sylvite.