parahilgardite

parahilgardite

[¦par·ə′hil·gär‚dīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca8(B6O11)3Cl·4H2O A triclinic mineral composed of hydrous borate and chloride of calcium; it is dimorphous with hilgardite.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hilgardite was recorded in the Boulby Potash by Milne (1978) as a form of "parahilgardite" (using a provisional and now obsolete nomenclature).