Definitions for "Silicates"
Keywords:  sio, feldspar, mica, crust, mineral
materials of silicate chemistry (those based on silica SiO2) such as feldspar, biotite, beryl.
Group containing a large number of common rock forming minerals, that consist of repetitive SiO4 groupings combined with one or more metals and sometimes hydrogen.
Group of minerals containing various amounts of the elements silicon and oxygen.