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Where is Himalayan Rock Salt from?

Where is Himalayan Rock Salt from?

This mineral rich salt is mined from the second largest mine in the world, called the Khewra Salt Mines which is located in the beautiful Himalayan Mountain Range- Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan- 945 feet (288 meters) above sea level.

Khewra city situated about 200 kilometres (124 miles) from Islamabad and 245 kilometres (152 miles) from the city of Lahore is famous for having world’s second largest salt mines (Khewra Salt Mines) which is located in the District Jhelum of province Punjab, Pakistan.

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What is a Himalayan Crystal Salt?

What is a Himalayan Crystal Salt?

Himalayan Salt is a form of halite also commonly known as Rock Salt from Pakistan which is the mineral form of sodium chloride (NaCI). Containing 84 minerals- Himalayan Salt is considered the purest salt because the salt is mined at extremely high altitudes, where there is little traces of pollution or even environmentally compromised materials in the air. Some other names for Himalayan Salt include Rock Salt, Pink Salt, Himalayan Sea Salt, or Himalayan Crystal Salt, Salt of Life and King of Salt.

A Mother Nature’s gift to us, each and every piece of Himalayan Rock Salt Lamp is a unique piece of art formed by nature over 250 million years ago- mined and hand chiseled from the Khewra Salt Mines- Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan. Himalayan Rock Salt Lamp are commonly recommended as a natural air purifier that works with the environment to produce negative ions. The soothing warm glow of a Himalayan Rock Salt Lamp makes it an excellent light source perfect for any dark environment that requires a soothing healthy light.

Himalayan salt is rock salt (halite) mined from the Punjab region of Pakistan. The salt often has a pinkish tint due to mineral impurities. It is primarily used as a food additive as table salt, but is also used as a material for cooking and food presentation, decorative lamps.

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