sassolite


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sassolite

(ˈsæsəˌlaɪt)
n
the mineral form of boric acid found in the saline deposits of the hot springs near Sasso in Tuscany, H3BO3
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(d) Aggregate of sassolite ([H.sub.3]B[O.sub.3]) crystals.
It is composed mainly of galena (PbS), amorphous carbon, zincite (ZnO), sassolite ([H.sub.3]B[O.sub.3]), minium ([Pb.sub.3][O.sub.4]), magnetite ([Fe.sub.3][O.sub.4]), goethite (FeO(OH)), cuprite ([Cu.sub.2]O), and talc ([Mg.sub.3][Si.sub.4][O.sub.10][(OH).sub.2]) [10-14].
The magnesium and boron sources used in the experiments were found to be periclase [MgO] and sassolite [[H.sub.3]B[O.sub.3]] with powder diffraction fie (pdf) numbers of 01-087-0651 and 01-073-2158, respectively.