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Hydroboracite

Inoborates

Hydroboracite is a hydrated borate mineral (hence the name) of calcium and magnesium, whose chemical composition is CaMgB6O8(OH)6·3H2O. It was discovered in 1834 in Atyrau Province , Kazakhstan mineral.

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2

Density ( specific gravity )

1.52
1.534
1.569

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Silky

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic