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Ammonioborite Mineral Data

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General Ammonioborite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (NH4)2B10O16•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 490.24 gm
   Boron     22.05 %  B    71.00 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   1.64 %  H      -   % Calc as (NH4)2O
   Hydrogen   2.06 %  H    18.37 % H2O
   Nitrogen   5.71 %  N    10.62 % (NH4)2O
   Oxygen    68.53 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: (NH4)2B10O16•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Boric acid-rich fumarolic lagoons.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1931
Help on Locality: Locality: Larderello, Val di Cecina, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its composition, ammonium borate.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ammonioborite + Pronunciation Say AMMONIOBORITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 23532
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