hydroboracite

noun

hy·​dro·​boracite
: a mineral CaMgB6O11.6H2O consisting of a white hydrous calcium magnesium borate and occurring in fibrous and foliated masses

Word History

Etymology

obsolete German hydroboracit (now hydroborazit), from German hydr- + Medieval Latin borac-, borax borax + German -it -ite

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“Hydroboracite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydroboracite. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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