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Boron

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This page provides information about the commodity Boron in mineral resources and mining.


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Properties of BoronHide

Atomic Number:
5
Atomic Weight:
10.811(7)
Melting Point:
2348 K (2621°C, 3766°F)
Boiling Point:
4273 K (4546°C, 7231°F)
Density:
2.46 g/cm3

Other Commodities associated with Boron *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Boron)
Silver128,5800.14% of all Silver deposits have Boron.35.29% of all Boron deposits have Silver.
Arsenic106071.65% of all Arsenic deposits have Boron.29.41% of all Boron deposits have Arsenic.
Antimony87991.00% of all Antimony deposits have Boron.23.53% of all Boron deposits have Antimony.
Bismuth82483.23% of all Bismuth deposits have Boron.23.53% of all Boron deposits have Bismuth.
Lead76,2530.11% of all Lead deposits have Boron.20.59% of all Boron deposits have Lead.
Zinc53,6030.14% of all Zinc deposits have Boron.14.71% of all Boron deposits have Zinc.
Tin56430.78% of all Tin deposits have Boron.14.71% of all Boron deposits have Tin.
Copper57,5200.07% of all Copper deposits have Boron.14.71% of all Boron deposits have Copper.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Important ores of BoronHide

NameFormulaCrystal System
BoraxNa2(B4O5)(OH)4 · 8H2OMonoclinic
KerniteNa2[B4O6(OH)2] · 3H2OMonoclinic
UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2OTriclinic
ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2OMonoclinic
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Deposits of BoronHide

This map shows a selection of deposits 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.

Locality ListHide

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Iran
 
  • Zanjan Province
    • Dandy District
Turkey
 
  • Marmara Region
    • Balikesir Province
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Dillingham Borough
      • Bristol Bay District
      • Bristol Bay Region District
    • Kenai Peninsula Borough
      • Hope District
    • Nome Borough
      • Nome District
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Fairhaven District
    • Valdez-Cordova Borough
      • Chistochina District
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
      • Iditarod District
      • Koyukuk District
      • Sheenjek District
  • California
    • Kern Co.
      • Fremont Valley
        • Saltdale
          • Koehn Lake (Kane Springs; Desert Springs)
            • Koehn Lake evaporite deposit
      • Kramer District (Kramer Borate District)
        • Boron
          • Kramer Borate deposit
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Lang
        • Tick Canyon
          • Tick Canyon Borate deposit
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Calico Mts (Calico Hills)
        • Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area)
          • Calico
    • Ventura Co.
      • San Emigdio Mts
        • Ventura County Borate District (Stauffer District)
          • Lake of the Woods area
            • Lockwood Valley
  • Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
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