Halite Photos
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

 
model of halite molecular structure-3
When viewed directly down at a corner of the cubic structure of halite,
a trigonal (rhombohedral) symmetry is apparent.

  

halite                                                                                                                 4188
Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.

This molecular model is available from the Klinger Company
 http://www.klingereducational.com/products/KS7996_Set_of_9_Basic_Crystal_Structures-13-8.html