Mineral Information and Data:

Calciborite
CaB2O4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the essential chemical components, CALCIum and BORon.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1956) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
24.05.02.01  
  (24) Borates - Anhydrous
  (24.05) with miscellaneous formulae
  (24.05.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.BC.10
  (06) Borates
  (06.B) Diborates
  (06.BC) Ino-diborates with triangles and/or tetrahedra
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): mmm (or 2/m 2/m 2/m) — dipyramidal
  
  
  
Other Properties: Gemstone Extremely Rare.

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