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The micronutrients (or trace elements) are used in very tiny amounts and include boron, chlorine, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum and zinc.
According to a new study, their coloration comes from natural pigments in the algae suffused by the element boron.
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Origin and Etymology of boron
borax + -on (as in carbon)
First Known Use: 1812See Words from the same year
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Definition of boron for Students
: a powdery or hard solid chemical element that is used especially in making glass and detergents
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