Aluminum Borate

Title: Aluminum Borate
CAS Registry Number: 11121-16-7
Literature References: Occurs in nature as the mineral eremeyevite or jeremejevite, Al2O3.B2O3. Prepd by heating Al2O3 with B2O3; when heated to 1000° 2Al2O3.B2O3 is formed; when heated to 1100° 9Al2O3.2B2O3 is formed: Scholze, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 284, 272 (1956).
Derivative Type: 2Al2O3.B2O3
Properties: Needles, mp ~1050°. Practically insol in water.
Melting point: mp ~1050°
Derivative Type: 9Al2O3.2B2O3
Properties: Needles, mp ~1440°. Practically insol in water.
Melting point: mp ~1440°
Use: Catalyst for polymerizations; in glass manuf.
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