Borate minerals

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The borate minerals are minerals which contain a borate anion group.wikipedia
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Borate

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The borate minerals are minerals which contain a borate anion group.
Boron most often occurs in nature as borates, such as borate minerals and borosilicates.

Boracite

However, some, such as boracite, are hard and resistant to weathering, more similar to the silicates.
Boracite is a magnesium borate mineral with formula: Mg 3 B 7 O 13 Cl.

Painite

Painite is a very rare borate mineral.

Berborite

Berborite is a beryllium borate mineral with the chemical formula Be 2 (BO 3 )(OH,F)·(H 2 O).

Hambergite

Hambergite (Be 2 BO 3 OH) is a beryllium borate mineral named after Swedish explorer and mineralogist Axel Hamberg (1863–1933).

Jeremejevite

Jeremejevite is a rare aluminium borate mineral with variable fluoride and hydroxide ions.

Karlite

Karlite (kar'-lite) is a silky white to light green orthorhombic borate mineral, not to be confused with tremolite-actinolite.

Warwickite

Warwickite is an iron magnesium titanium borate mineral with formula: (MgFe) 3 Ti(O, BO 3 ) 2 or Mg(Ti,Fe 3+, Al)(BO 3 )O.

Ludwigite

Ludwigite is a magnesium-iron borate mineral: Mg 2 FeBO 5.

Nickel–Strunz classification

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This list uses it to modify the Classification of Nickel–Strunz (mindat.org, 10 ed, pending publication).

Suanite

Suanite is a magnesium borate mineral with formula Mg 2 B 2 O 5.

Colemanite

Many borate minerals, such as borax, colemanite, and ulexite, are salts: soft, readily soluble, and found in evaporite contexts.

Kurnakovite

Kurnakovite is a hydrated borate of magnesium with the chemical composition MgB 3 O 3 (OH) 5 ·5H 2 O. It is a member of the inderite group and is a triclinic dimorph of the monoclinic inderite.

Pinnoite

Pinnoite is a magnesium borate mineral with formula: MgB 2 O(OH) 6 or MgB 2 O 4 ·3(H 2 O).

Azoproite

Azoproite is a rare manganese iron borate mineral with the chemical formula (Mg,Fe)(Fe,Ti,Mg)(BO)O.

Evaporite

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Many borate minerals, such as borax, colemanite, and ulexite, are salts: soft, readily soluble, and found in evaporite contexts.

Ulexite

Many borate minerals, such as borax, colemanite, and ulexite, are salts: soft, readily soluble, and found in evaporite contexts.

Admontite

Admontite is a hydrated magnesium borate mineral with formula MgB 6 O 10 ·7H 2 O.

Calciborite

Calciborite, CaB 2 O 4, is a rare calcium borate mineral.

Fontarnauite

Fontarnauite is a relatively recently described, rare sulfate, borate mineral with the formula (Na,K) 2 (Sr,Ca)(SO 4 )[B 5 O 8 (OH)]·2H 2 O. It is found in an evaporite boron deposit.

Schiavinatoite

It coexists with an apatite-group mineral, béhierite, danburite, elbaite–liddicoatite, feldspar, pollucite, quartz, rhodizite, and spodumene.