[ ak-suh-nahyt ]
/ ˈæk səˌnaɪt /
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a mineral, complex calcium and aluminum borosilicate, usually occurring in thin brown crystals.
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Boric acid is also a constituent of certain silicates, such as tourmaline, axinite, and datholite.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer