NGT45-4-04
1965
Substitution of boron in silicate crystals
45
4
423-428

The concentration of boron as a non-essential constituent in silicate minerals is explained on a crystal-structure basis as due to the replacement of an SiO4, in which there is at least one unshared oxygen, by a BO3(OH). It is unlikely that B proxies directly for A1; boron-analogue structures of aluminosilicates are either end members or disordered structures.

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