2015.05.20

Shuden: Rock salt mountain

Uvs province has a rich salt deposit. This Shuden rock mountain is the largest rock salt deposit, which has 73.2 million tons of salt and salt thickness is 5-90 meters. It is considered that millions of years ago has grown at the bottom of the sea, and when the sea water has evaporated, the rock salt mountain has remained. The rock salt has 5 kinds of colours, such as a pink, gray, red, blue and yellow. Because it contains five types of elements, such as magnesium, calcium, flor, bromide and iodine. These elements are very efficient for human’s teeth, throat and intestinal diseases.

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