Lithium borate, also known as lithium tetraborate (Li2B4O7), CAS-No : 12007-60-2 is the lithium salt of boric acid. It is an ingredient that can be use in making glasses and ceramics.
This chemical compound can be used in the laboratory as LB buffer for gel electrophoresis of DNA and RNA. This product is also used in the borax fusion method to vitrify mineral powder specimens for analysis by WDXRF spectroscopy. Naturally occurring lithium tetraborate is known as the mineral diomignite. It is exceedingly rare.
Fluxing agent for RFA-sample preparationSpecification:Formula
: 236-631-5Molar Mass
: 169.11 g/molMelting Point
: 917 °CDensity
: 2.4 g/cm3Appearance
: White powder