Spotted Lake is a saline endorheic alkali lake located northwest of Osoyoos inwards the eastern Similkameen Valley of British Columbia, Canada accessed
Spotted Lake is richly concentrated amongst diverse minerals. It contains dense deposits of magnesium sulfate, calcium in addition to sodium sulphates. It besides contains high concentrations of 8 other minerals in addition to lower amounts of silvery in addition to titanium.
Most of the H2O inwards the lake evaporates over the summer, revealing colorful mineral deposits. Large “spots” on the lake look in addition to are colored according to the mineral composition in addition to seasonal amount of precipitation. Magnesium sulfate, which crystallizes inwards the summer, is a major contributor to location color. In the summer, remaining minerals inwards the lake harden to shape natural “walkways” approximately in addition to betwixt the spots.