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Borax

Industrially used chemical which is an anhydrous form of sodium borate (Na2B4O7) used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics. There is also a mineral called Borax (Na2B4O7 ยท 10H2O), and it is different than the borax chemical, for it contains water in its chemical structure. The mineral Borax is an ore of the chemical borax. See also Kernite.

The Mineral Borax is an Important Ore of Borax



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