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Halite and salt crystal lamps

Salt crystal lamps have become fashionable since the past decade, if you notice. Pastel colored, with a soft, warm glow when light is passed through them, they are claimed to confer various health benefits. To be more specific, what are the benefits of rock salt (halite) and salt crystal lamps? Well firstly, let’s look at the basics. Salt crystal lamps are basically, rock salt or halite. Not quite unlike table salt, except that it’s in a natural form, halite crystallizes as masses or well defined crystals. The color ranges from white, pink, red, orange, blue, and black. Soft (hardness 2.5
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