Mineral Information and Data:

Carboborite
Ca2Mg[B(OH)4]2(CO3)2 • 4H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the essential anionic chemical components, CARBOnate and BORate.

IMA status : Approved Species 1964 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
27.01.01.01  
  (27) Compound Borates
  (27.01)
  (27.01.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
06.AC.50
  (06) Borates
  (06.A) Monoborates
  (06.AC) B(O,OH)4, without and with additional anions; 1(T), 1(T)+OH, etc
  
Crystal system: Monoclinic System
Point group (H-M): 2/m — prismatic
  
  
  

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