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Borax

Sodium borate, a compound used in detergents and makeup as well as in insecticides and metallurgy. As such, it has both industrial and consumer product uses.
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Eti Mine processes and markets the boron minerals commonly found in Turkey, namely tincal, colemanite and ulexite at the following facilities; Emet-Kutahya, Kirka-Eskisehir, Bandirma-Balikesir, Bigadic-Balikesir and Kestelek-Bursa.
The most important boron minerals of Turkey's are tincal, colemanite and ulexite.