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borate

 [bor´āt]
any salt of boric acid.

bo·rate

(bō'rāt),
A salt of boric acid.

borate

/bo·rate/ (bor´āt) a salt of boric acid.

borate

[bôr′āt]
any salt of boric acid. Borate salts and boric acid, although formerly used as mild antiseptic irrigant solutions, especially for ophthalmic conditions, are highly poisonous when taken internally or absorbed through a cut, abrasion, or other wound in the skin. Because of the potential for fatal poisoning, such solutions are rarely used now. See also boric acid.

borate

A salt formed by the combination of boric acid with a base or positive radical in a 3+ oxidation state.

borate

any salt of boric acid.
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2005) The iron and magnesium borate minerals from Boulby mine, Redcar and Cleveland, England.
However, the occurrence of borate minerals in the English Zechstein evaporites has been known for many years (Stewart, 1965), and the presence of nodules of boracite and hilgardite in the sylvinite ore at the Boulby mine has been recognized since mining began in the early 1970's (Milne, 1978).
The borate minerals in the Billie mine orebody are deposited in the lower main member of the Furnace Creek Formation, of Miocene age (Barker and Barker, 1985).