Lithium Triborate

LiB3O5

Lithium Triborate - LiB3O5
Chemical name
Lithium Triborate
Mineral name
LBO
Chemical formula
LiB3O5
Melting point [°C]
834
Crystal system
orthorhombic
Unit cell
a [Å]:8.4473
b [Å]:7.3788
c [Å]:5.1395
Molecular weight [g/mol]
119.37
Formula units
Z=2
Mohs hardness
6
Density [g/cm3]
2.47
Refractive Index
nx=1,578, ny=1,607, nz=1,621 (532 nm)