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Meyerhofferite is a hydrated borate mineral, with the chemical formula Ca2B6O6(OH)10 ยท 2(H2O) [1]. It occurs principally as an alteration product of inyoite, another borate mineral.

Natural Meyerhofferite was discovered in 1914 in Death Valley, California It is named for German chemist Wilhelm Meyerhoffer (1864-1906), collaborator with J. H. van't Hoff on the composition and origin of saline minerals, who first synthesized the compound.


1. ^ Meyerhofferite Mineral Data

* Mindate, with localities
* Webmineral

List of minerals

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