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Calciborite Mineral Data

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General Calciborite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaB2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 125.70 gm
   Calcium  31.88 %  Ca   44.61 % CaO
   Boron    17.20 %  B    55.39 % B2O3
   Oxygen   50.91 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaB2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Drillcore into a contact metasomatized limestone near a quartz diorite intrusion associated with a copper deposit in skarn.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1956
Help on Locality: Locality: Novofrolovskoye copper deposit, near Krasnoturinsk, Turinsk district, Northern Ural Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the essential chemical components, CALCIum and BORon.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Calciborite + Pronunciation Say CALCIBORITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 20097
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