[NAFEX] Borax, what's in it?
jfruth at tds.net
Fri May 4 10:04:32 EDT 2007
Dylan Ford wrote: "Kenneth - I am not entirely comfortable speculating on
this. According to
internet search Borax has 11% available Boron, but I have no idea what might
be represented in the other 89%."
The empirical formula for the mineral, Borax, is Na2B405(OH)4-8H20.
Sodium (Na) comprises 12.06%, Boron 11.34%, Hydrogen 5.29% and Oxygen
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