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Potassium tetraborate

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Potassium tetraborate

Molecular formula: B4K2O7
Categories: Inorganic salt
Dipotassium bicyclo[3.3.1]tetraboroxane-3,7-diolate
Potassium tetraborate
Борнокислый калий
Тетраборат калия [Wiki]

Variants of the formula:

K^+\0O`^-/B<\O:a>`|O_(x2,y-.6)B:b_(x1.4,y.6)O|B<\O^-/0K^+>`/O_(x-.8,y-.8)B:c_#a; #b_(x-.8,y-.5)O_#c
Elemental composition
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Reactions in which Potassium tetraborate is involved

  • 4BCl3 + 14{M}OH -> {M}2B4O7 + 12{M}Cl + 7H2O , where M = Na K
  • 2{M}OH + 4H3BO3 -> {M}2B4O7 + 7H2O , where M = Na K Li
  • 2{M}OH + {M}2B4O7 -> 4{M}BO2 + H2O , where M = Na K Li