kurnakovite

kurnakovite

[ku̇r′näk·ə‚vīt]
(mineralogy)
Mg2B6O11·13H2O A white mineral composed of hydrous magnesium borate.
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Other specimens are subject to partial degradation; for example, kurnakovite and inderite crystals will turn white on their exteriors in response to air pollution near cities like Los Angeles.
Kurnakovite, in large crystals, will fracture badly if immersed in water of slightly different temperature.