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Admontite

Nesoborates

Admontite is a hydrated magnesium borate mineral with formula MgB6O10·7H2O.

Occurrence - In a gypsum deposit. Associations: gypsum , anhydrite, eugsterite.

It is named after Admont. Its Mohs scale rating is 2 to 3.

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2

Density ( specific gravity )

1.442
1.504

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic