It came into existence because of the vast mineral deposits found in the area.
A mineral deposit then begins to be laid down in the area.
The main reason for this was that these areas had higher concentrations of mineral deposits.
Salt is also an important part of their diets, and groups may stay at a mineral deposit for several days.
These are made over thousands of years by water dripping on them and leaving mineral deposits.
Here's the main highways, over there is the dead city and the mineral deposits.
After cooling of the mineral deposit, the water returned and the reaction started again.
The basin's large mineral deposits caused a great deal of investment interest from 2005.
It was a record of all the mineral deposits left on Earth.
Georgia has more than 300 explored mineral deposits, only about half of which have been brought into production.