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TABLE 2
BORON MINERALS OF COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE--
 
        B2O3,
Chemical weight
Mineral1   composition   percentage
Boracite (stassfurite)   Mg3B7O13Cl   62.2
Colemanite   Ca2B6O11-5H2O   50.8
Datolite   CaBSiO4OH   24.9
Hydroboracite   CaMgB6O11-6H2O   50.5
Kernite (rasortie)   Na2B4O7-4H2O   51.0
Priceite (pandermite)   CaB10O19-7H2O   49.8
Probertite (kramerite)   NaCaB3O9-5H2O   49.6
Sassolite (natural boric acid)   H3BO3   56.3
Szaibelyite (ascharite)   MgBO2OH   41.4
Tincal (natural borax)   Na2B4O7-10H2O   36.5
Tincalconite (mohavite)   Na2B4O7-5H2O   47.8
Ulexite (boronatrocalcite)   NaCaB5O9-8H2O   43.0
1Parentheses indicate common names.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

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