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Uralborite Mineral Data

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General Uralborite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaB2O2(OH)4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 161.73 gm
   Calcium   24.78 %  Ca   34.67 % CaO
   Boron     13.37 %  B    43.05 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   2.49 %  H    22.28 % H2O
   Oxygen    59.36 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaB2O2(OH)4
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in boron-rich iron-ore skarns
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
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 original locality in the URAL Mountains, Russia, and BORate in its composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Uralborite + Pronunciation Say URALBORITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200158
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