datolite


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datolite

(ˈdeɪtəˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a colourless mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate of calcium and boron in monoclinic crystalline form, occurring in cavities in igneous rocks. Formula: CaBSiO4(OH)
[C19: dato- from Greek dateisthai to divide + -lite]
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Table 7: Requirements, imposed on quality of commodity datolite concentrate of CJSC GKhK yBorone
Figure 2: Dynamics of mining of datolite ores and production of boric and sulfuric acid by CJSC yBorone in 1996-2008, kt