borate mineral


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borate mineral

[′bȯ‚rāt ′min·rəl]
(mineralogy)
Any of the large and complex group of naturally occurring crystalline solids in which boron occurs in chemical combination with oxygen.
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Dehydration behaviors of different types of metal borate minerals have been determined by thermogravimetric analyses such as TG/DTA [1].
Christ, "Crystal chemistry and systematic classification of hydrated borate minerals,' The American Mineralogist, vol.
The absorption spectra of the magnesium borate mineral of admontite were measured in the wavelength range of 2001000 nm at room temperature.
Magnesium borates are considerable borate minerals by virtue of their high heat resistance, light weight, high elasticity coefficient, birefringent crystal structure, anticorrosion, and antiwear properties [1-4].
(2005) The iron and magnesium borate minerals from Boulby mine, Redcar and Cleveland, England.
However, the occurrence of borate minerals in the English Zechstein evaporites has been known for many years (Stewart, 1965), and the presence of nodules of boracite and hilgardite in the sylvinite ore at the Boulby mine has been recognized since mining began in the early 1970's (Milne, 1978).
The borate minerals in the Billie mine orebody are deposited in the lower main member of the Furnace Creek Formation, of Miocene age (Barker and Barker, 1985).