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Veatchite-A

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Formula:
Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
System:
Triclinic
Colour:
Colourless to white
Hardness:
2
Name:
Named as a triclinic (anorthic) veatchite.
A polytype of Veatchite

Classification of Veatchite-A

Discredited
5/K.05-50

5 : Nitrates, Carbonates & Borates
K : Layered borates with complex groups [Bx(O,OH)y]
05 : Volkovskite - Veatchite-A series
26.5.10.1

26 : HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
5 : Pentaborates
9.3.28

9 : Borates
3 : Borates of Ca and Sr
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First Recorded Occurrence of Veatchite-A

Year of Discovery:
1978

Physical Properties of Veatchite-A

Pearly
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Translucent
Colour:
Colourless to white
Hardness (Mohs):
2

Crystallography of Veatchite-A

Crystal System:
Triclinic

Chemical Properties of Veatchite-A

Formula:
Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Veatchite-A to other Species

5/K.05-10VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2O
5/K.05-20GoweriteCa[B5O8(OH)][B(OH)3] · 3H2O
5/K.05-30VeatchiteSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
5/K.05-40Veatchite-1MSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
9.3.1CalciboriteCa(B2O4)
9.3.2SibirskiteCa2(HB2O5)(OH)
9.3.3FabianiteCaB3O5OH
9.3.4UralboriteCa2[B3O3(OH)5 · OB(OH)3]
9.3.5VimsiteCaB2O2(OH)4
9.3.6OlshanskyiteCa3[B(OH)4]4(OH)2
9.3.7FroloviteCa[B(OH)4]2
9.3.8KorzhinskiteCa(B2O4) · H2O
9.3.9TyretskiteCa2B5O9OH · H2O
9.3.10NifontoviteCa3B6O6(OH)12(H2O)2
9.3.12InyoiteCa(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2O
9.3.13GoweriteCa[B5O8(OH)][B(OH)3] · 3H2O
9.3.14ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
9.3.15PentahydroboriteCaB2O(OH)6 · 2H2O
9.3.16HexahydroboriteCa[B(OH)4]2 · 6H2O
9.3.17MeyerhofferiteCa2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2O
9.3.18PriceiteCa2B5O7(OH)5 · H2O
9.3.19GinoriteCa2B14O23 · 8H2O
9.3.20ProbertiteNaCaB5O7(OH)4 · 3H2O
9.3.21UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O
9.3.22HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2O
9.3.23InderboriteCaMg(H3B3O7)2 · 8H2O
9.3.24WardsmithiteCa5Mg[B4O7]6 · 30H2O
9.3.25HenmiliteCa2Cu[B(OH)4]2(OH)4
9.3.26StrontioboriteSrB8O11(OH)4
9.3.27VeatchiteSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
9.3.29 P-Veatchite
9.3.30 BalavinskiteSr2B6O11 · 4H2O
9.3.31TunelliteSrB6O9(OH)2 · 3H2O
9.3.32Strontioginorite(Sr,Ca)2B14O23 · 8H2O

Other Names for Veatchite-A

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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

References for Veatchite-A

Reference List:
I. Kumbasar (1979) Veatchite-A, a new modification of veatchite. American Mineralogist; April 1979; v. 64; no. 3-4; p. 362-366

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Localities for Veatchite-A

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Turkey
 
  • Aegean Region
    • Kütahya Province
      • Emet
        • Emet Borate deposit
American Mineralogist; April 1979; v. 64; no. 3-4; p. 362-366
American Mineralogist; April 1979; v. 64; no. 3-4; p. 362-366
USA
 
  • California
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Lang
        • Tick Canyon
          • Tick Canyon Borate deposit
Bernard J.H. and Hyrsl J. (2004) Minerals and their Localities.
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