Evaporite drip stones at the Dead Sea
by Djamil Al-Halbouni, GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany
In the former lake-bed of the Dead Sea evaporite drip stones form in arid conditions. This freshly formed sample consists of Aragonite, a meta-stable crystal form of calcium carbonate.
Djamil Al-Halbouni (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)