Santite

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Santite
General
Category Nesoborates
Formula
(repeating unit)
KB5O8·4H2O
Strunz classification 6.EA.10
Crystal system Orthorhombic
Identification
Crystal symmetry Orthorhombic - pyramidal
H-M symbol (mm2)
Space group: Aba2

Santite (KB5O8·4H2O) is a hydrated borate mineral of potassium found in Tuscany, Italy. It is named for Georgi Santi (1746–1823), a former director of the Museum of Natural History, Italy.

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