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ETYMOLOGY: It comes from the Greek "Halos" which means stone salt or rock salt.
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Cubic.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Halides
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: NaCl.
HARDNESS: 2.5 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Himalayan mountains of Pakistan.
MINERALOGY: The salt deposits were formed about 150 million years to the Jurassic period. In the early days of Earth's continents they were united in what is known as Pangea. According to geologic time it progressed parts of the earth rose and some seas dried up. Himalayan salt is only sodium chloride with other elements such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, sulfur oxide, iron, manganese, fluorine, iodine, zinc, chromium, copper, cobalt and gold.
MYTHOLOGY: The Himalayan salt comes from the salt mine in Khewra (Jhelum District), The Egyptians used the salt to embalm mummies. So it is used as a preservative for more than 3,500 years ago. Our "salary" is derived from the salt. Apparently the Roman Empire paid its legionaries with salt (essential for food preservation at that time) and then derived the word.
PROPERTIES: They attributed the negative air ionization, harmonize our environments and neutralize the harmful influence of man-made electromagnetic fields. Us from jealousy and negative feelings. It ends with the bad events in general: bouts of bad luck, the evil eye, evil spirits away, neutralizes bad vibes and emotional effects of any damage that you have done (or we have done), putting an end.
ZODIAC SIGN: Gemini.
USES: Dissolved in water as a homemade mineral water, as 'table salt' using special grinders, such as kosher salt (from the Jewish culinary tradition that practitioners can and can not eat, based on biblical precepts). Used in use rituals, decoration, meditation, collection.