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Dimorphous with metaborite.
Known as a synthetic phase.

Classification of Clinometaborite

IMA status:Approved 2010
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Type Occurrence of Clinometaborite

Type Locality:La Fossa crater, Vulcano Island, Lipari, Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands), Messina Province, Sicily, Italy

Crystallography of Clinometaborite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:P21/b
Space Group Setting:P21/a
Cell Parameters:a = 7.1215(3) Å, b = 8.8448(4) Å, c = 6.7665(3) Å
β = 93.2334(4)°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.805 : 1 : 0.765
Unit Cell Volume:V 425.53 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
6.752 (17)
3.552 (6)
3.219 (6)
3.179 (14)
3.074 (100)
1.848 (4)
1.818 (2)
1.695 (4)

Chemical Properties of Clinometaborite

Simplified for copy/paste:HBO2
Essential elements:B, H, O
All elements listed in formula:B, H, O

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Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Clinometaborite

Reference List:

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Campostrini, I., Demartin, F. and Gramaccioli, C.M. (2010) Clinometaborite, IMA 2010-022. CNMNC Newsletter, August 2010, page 799; Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 797—800.

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  • Localities for Clinometaborite

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    • Sicily
      • Messina Province
        • Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands)
          • Lipari
            • Vulcano Island
    Campostrini, I., Demartin, F. and Gramaccioli, C.M. (2010) Clinometaborite, IMA 2010-022. CNMNC Newsletter, August 2010, page 799; Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 797—800.
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