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



6. BORATES



6.H: Unclassified borates


6.HA.
 
6.HA.05. Chelkarite group
 
Chelkarite CaMgB3O4Cl2 7 H2O orth., Pbca G

 
6.HA.10. Braitschite group
 
Braitschite-(Ce) (Ca,Na)6(Ce,La,Ca)2B24O42(OH)6 3 H2O (?) hex. IMA 1967-029

 
6.HA.15. Satimolite group
 
Satimolite KNa2Al4B6O15Cl3 13 H2O orth. IMA 1967-023

 
6.HA.20. Iquiqueite group
 
Iquiquite K3Na4MgB24O39(OH)(CrO4) 12 H2O trig., P31c IMA 1984-019

 
6.HA.25. Wardsmithite group
 
Wardsmithite Ca5MgB24O42 30 H2O hex. or ps.-hex. IMA 1967-030

 
6.HA.30. Korzhinskite group
 
Korzhinskite CaB2O4 0.5 H2O mon., P2/m A

 
6.HA.35. Halurgite group
 
Halurgite Mg2B8O10(OH)8 H2O mon., P2/c A

 
6.HA.40. Ekaterinite group
 
Ekaterinite Ca2B4O7(Cl,OH)2 2 H2O (?) hex., P6 IMA 1979-067

 
6.HA.45. Vitimite group
 
Vitimite Ca6B14O19(SO4)(OH)14 5 H2O mon. IMA 2001-057

 
6.HA.50. Canavesite group
 
Canavesite Mg2(HBO3)(CO3) 5 H2O mon. FOTOIMA 1977-025

 
6.HA.55. Qilianshanite group
 
Qilianshanite NaH4(CO3)(BO3) 2 H2O mon., C2 IMA 1992-008








in bold: grandfathered, IMA accepted, renamed and redefined (with IMA 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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