Rock Salt or Halite – It’s one Great Mineral

Salt is a common evaporite mineral that exists around the world and is often called halite or rock salt. The mineral is very soft in relation to other minerals and can form nice crystal shapes.

Find Your Career Path – Cool Jobs in Geology

Geology is a fascinating study of the Earth. One of the most appealing aspects of the field is the many different types of careers that you can have with a degree in geology. We receive many questions through our Ask-a-Geologist feature about how you can become a geologist. Many people want to know if being a geologist is fun, what types of classes you need to earn a degree, what type of degree you need and what types of jobs are available once you get out of school.