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           according to E.H. Nickel & M.C. Nichols (2009), H. Strunz & E.H. Nickel (2001)



6. BORATES



6.C: Triborates




6.CA. Neso-triborates
 
6.CA.05. - (group reserved)
 

 
6.CA.10. Ameghinite group
 
Ameghinite NaB3O3(OH)4 mon., C2/c     IMA 1966-034

 
6.CA.15. Inderite group
 
Inderite MgB3O3(OH)5 5 H2O mon., P21/a IMA 1966-034

 
6.CA.20. Kurnakovite group
 
Kurnakovite MgB3O3(OH)5 5 H2O tric., P-1 FOTOG

 
6.CA.25. Inderborite group
 
Inderborite CaMg(B3O3(OH)5)2 6 H2O mon., C2/c G

 
6.CA.30. Meyerhofferite group
 
Meyerhofferite CaB3O3(OH)5 H2O tric., P-1 G

 
6.CA.35. Inyoite group
 
Inyoite CaB3O3(OH)5 4 H2O mon., P21/a G

 
6.CA.40. Solongoite group
 
Solongoite Ca2B3O4(OH)4Cl mon., P21/a IMA 1973-017

 
6.CA.45. Peprossiite group
 
Peprossiite-(Ce) CeAl2B4O10 hex., P-62m IMA 1990-002

 
6.CA.50. Nifontovite group
 
Nifontovite Ca3(B3O3(OH)6)2 2 H2O mon., C2/c A

 
6.CA.55. Olshanskyite group
 
Olshanskyite Ca2(B3O3(OH)6)OH 3 H2O tric., P-1 IMA 1968-025





 
6.CB. Ino-triborates
 
6.CB.05. - (group reserved)
 

 
6.CB.10. Colemanite group
 
Colemanite CaB3O4(OH)3 H2O mon., P21/a G

 
6.CB.15. Hydroboracite group
 
Hydroboracite CaMg(B3O4(OH)3)2 2 H2O mon., P2/c G

 
6.CB.20. Howlite group
 
Howlite Ca2(B3O4(OH)2)(SiB2O4O(OH)3) mon., P21/c G

 
6.CB.25. Jarandolite group
 
Jarandolite CaB3O4(OH)3 mon., P21/b FOTOIMA 1995-020c





 
6.CC. Phyllo-triborates
 
6.CC.05. Johachidolite group
 
Johachidolite CaAlB3O7 orth., Cmma Rd





in bold: grandfathered, IMA accepted, renamed and redefined (with IMA CNMNC approval) minerals,
in normal letters: minerals published without IMA approval, questionable minerals, polytypes

G = Grandfathered minerals: original description preceded the establishment of the CNMNC in 1959, and generally regarded as a valid species
A or IMA No. = Minerals approved by the CNMNC
Rd = Redefinition of the mineral approved by the CNMNC
Rn = Renamed with approval by the CNMNC
GROUP = a name used to designate a group of species
N = Mineral published without approval of the CNMNC
Q = Questionable mineral
H = Hypothetical mineral (synthetic, anthropogenic, etc.)
D = Discredited by the CNMNC
Poly = Polytype


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