The crystal structure of ginorite, Ca2[B14O20(OH)6]·5H2O, and the analysis of dimensional reduction and structural complexity in the CaO–B2O3–H2O system

  title={The crystal structure of ginorite, Ca2[B14O20(OH)6]·5H2O, and the analysis of dimensional reduction and structural complexity in the CaO–B2O3–H2O system},
  author={Yulia A. Pankova and Sergey V. Krivovichev and Liudmila A. Gorelova and Igor V. Pekov},
  journal={European Journal of Mineralogy},
The crystal structure of ginorite, Ca 2 [B 14 O 20 (OH) 6 ]·5H 2 O, from the Chelkar salt dome, western Kazakhstan, has been refined at 150(2) and 296(2) K. The mineral is monoclinic, P 2 1 / c , unit-cell parameters are (at 150/296 K): a = 12.738(1)/12.728(1), b = 14.240(1)/14.303(1), c = 12.750(1)/12.755(1) A, β = 101.163(2)/101.147(2)°, V = 2268.9(4)/2278.3(4) A 3 , Z = 4. The crystal structure is isotypic to that of strontioginorite and is based upon 2-dimensional anionic layers with the… 
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