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U.S. Borax is proud to be part of the communities in which we operate. And, we’re proud of the work we do to further borate education. 

U.S. Borax Visitor Center and Foundation

U.S. Borax Visitor Center sign

U.S. Borax Visitor Center

Visit the rim of our active Borax mine

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U.S. Borax Visitor Center Foundation

Celebrating and supporting the Boron community

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U.S. Borax in the community

Turning Death Valley into a Desired Desert Destination
Home to our original operations, Death Valley will always be special to U.S. Borax. Learn about our initial efforts to promote tourism in Death Valley—a... Read More
Partnering with School District to Restore and Reopen Community Swimming Pool
What began as a grassroots effort to save a swimming pool, has ended in a celebration of vision, partnership, and hard work. On October 21, a triumphant ... Read More
Pioneering Progress Through Education
At U.S. Borax, we believe education is the foundation for pioneering progress. Over the course of our 150 years in operation, we have supported—and cont... Read More

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U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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