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  • n  an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent

  • To accomplish this, borax prices were halved between 1926 and 1930 when all other prices were skyrocketing.
  • Now the Health Ministry has all but adopted new health regulations prohibiting the preservation of hams and bacon by the use of borax.
  • The ashes of the Strad's wood contained numerous chemicals most notably borax and chromium that suggest it had been aggressively treated with a varnish designed to protect .
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  • Orocobre Announces Borax Plant Relocation
    Orocobre Limited (TSX:ORL)(ASX:ORE) ("Orocobre" or "the Company") wishes to advise of a significant advance at its 100% subsidiary Borax Argentina with the decision to relocate the borax chemical plant from its current location in Campo Quijano (close to the city of Salta) to the Tincalayu mine site
    July 1, 2013 - ChemicalOnline
  • Orocobre To Relocate Borax Chemical Plant - Quick Facts
    Orocobre To Relocate Borax Chemical Plant - Quick Facts
    July 1, 2013 - Nasdaq

  • Santiago Álvarez in YubaNet
    Another element, boron, appears in a cowboy song, Borax Bill, "as boron is obtained from borax, for which there are many important deposits in California", explains Alvarez.

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