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Crystal structure of halite




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Crystal structure of halite
Halite (NaCl) has one of the simplest crystal structures

STEM Standard addressed: PS1A - Structure and Properties of Matter


Appropriate Grade Level(s)
  • 9-12
  • College-level
Materials are best used for
  • Classroom Lectures
  • Distance Education Classes
  • Website Information
General Course Areas
  • Introduction to Soil Science
  • Soil Chemistry/Mineralogy
  • Soil Fertility

Category: Environment & Landscape


Description
Plate 1-1 in Schulze (2002).

Method
Crystal structures created using ATOMS by Shape Software. Annotation was added using Adobe Illustrator.

References
Schulze, D. G. 2002. An introduction to soil clay mineralogy. In J. B. Dixon and D. G. Schulze (eds.). p. 1-35. In: Soil Mineralogy with Environmental Applications. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI.

Peer Review: Yes

Credit this item to: Graphic by D. G. Schulze. Copyright: Soil Science Society of America.
Media Date: 2001-01-28
Provided By: Dr. Darrell G. Schulze


Author(s)/Creator(s)

  • * Darrell G. Schulze
    Purdue University

Submitted By: Dr. Darrell G. Schulze


Keywords

  • halite
  • crystal structure

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