Silicates, Aluminosilicates and Biogenic Silica

Chemical Education

Authors

  • Catherine E. Housecroft Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, BPR 1096, Mattenstrasse 24a, CH-4058 Basel;, Email: catherine.housecroft@unibas.ch

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2533/chimia.2020.1022

Keywords:

Aluminosilicate, Biogenic silica, Education, Silicate, Structure, Property relationships

Abstract

Silicate and aluminosilicate minerals are hugely important in the Earth's crust; this article introduces three mineral classes and describes the origins of biogenic silica.

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Published

2020-12-23

How to Cite

[1]
C. E. Housecroft, Chimia 2020, 74, 1022, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2020.1022.