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12080 Spectroflux 100B, Lithium metaborate & Lithium tetraborate, 80:20 w/w%

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12080-A1 1kg 418.00
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Spectroflux 100B, Lithium metaborate & Lithium tetraborate, 80:20 w/w%


Chemical Properties

Crystalline powder
Melting point
ca 840°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Slightly soluble in water.


Intermediate acidity. Will dissolve entire aluminosilicate range. Samples must be fully oxidized. Often used in testing of ceramics and glassSpectroflux 100B, Lithium metaborate & Lithium tetraborate is used in industry for rapid dissolution of chemically stable inorganic materials like alumina samples. It also finds application in aluminosilicate refractories, catalyst supports, chrome ores and refractories.


Hygroscopic. Incompatible with water, moisture and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Knipping, J. L.; Bilenker, L. D.; Simon, A. C.; Reich, M.; Barra, F.; Deditius, A. P.; W?lle, M.; Heinrich, C. A.; Holtz, F.; Munizag, R. Trace elements in magnetite from massive iron oxide-apatite deposits indicate a combined formation by igneous and magmatic-hydrothermal processes. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 2015, 171, 15-38.

Sanna, A.; Ramli, I.; Maroto-Valer, M. M. Development of sodium/lithium/fly ash sorbents for high temperature post-combustion CO2 capture. Appl. Energy 2015, 156, 197-206.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • 12079

    Spectroflux 100A, Lithium metaborate

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