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Pentahydroborite Mineral Data

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General Pentahydroborite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaB2O(OH)6•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 215.77 gm
   Calcium   18.57 %  Ca   25.99 % CaO
   Boron     10.02 %  B    32.26 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   4.67 %  H    41.75 % H2O
   Oxygen    66.73 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaB2O(OH)6•2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Skarn mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1962
Help on Locality: Locality: Solongo, Transbaikalia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pentahydroborite + Pronunciation Say PENTAHYDROBORITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200083
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