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ID: 300386505
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300386505

 

Record Type: concept
rock salt (<sodium chloride by form>, sodium chloride, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Sodium chloride that occurs naturally as, or obtained mechanically from, a mineral deposit and sold as large crystals. Rock salt is used to melt ice, as a food preservative, and for the production of soda ash by the glass industry. To refer to the mineral composed of sodium chloride, use "halite."
 
Terms:
rock salt (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
salt, rock (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of <sodium and sodium compounds>
.................... <sodium and sodium compounds> (G)
Hierarchy of sodium compounds
........................ sodium compounds (G)
Hierarchy of sodium chloride
............................ sodium chloride (G)
Hierarchy of <sodium chloride by form>
................................ <sodium chloride by form> (G)
Hierarchy of rock salt
.................................... rock salt (G)

Related concepts:
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  halite
..................................................  (mineral, inorganic material, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300386504]

Sources and Contributors:
rock salt............  [VP Preferred]
....................  Dictionary of Geological Terms (1984)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
....................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
salt, rock............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
.......... Mindat.org Mineral Database (2001-)

 

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