silicate

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green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate actinolite
stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals aerolite
deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate almandine , almandite
group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum amphibole group
garnet consisting of calcium iron silicate and having any color ranging from yellow and green to brown and black; used as gemstone andradite
dark brown mineral of the amphibole group; magnesium iron silicate anthophyllite
absorbent aluminum silicate clay formed from volcanic ash bentonite
group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of calcium and aluminum chabasite , chabazite
greenish grey or black silicate of iron and aluminum chamosite
grey or greenish-blue mineral consisting of aluminum silicate in crystalline form; occurs in metaphoric rock, used as a refractory cyanite , kyanite
green mineral consisting of hydrated nickel magnesium silicate; a source of nickel garnierite
green mineral consisting of hydrated silicate of potassium or iron or magnesium or aluminum; found in greensand glauconite
group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous aluminum silicate of sodium and calcium heulandite
green or yellow or brown mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate; it occurs as crystals in limestone and is used a gemstone idocrase , vesuvian , vesuvianite
hard green mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade; found principally in Burma jadeite
mineral consisting of aluminum silicate; main source of kaolin kaolinite
nonvolatile storage device that holds information in the form of bubbles on a thin film of magnetic silicate; no longer used in most computers magnetic bubble memory
pipe's bowl of magnesium silicate meerschaum
group of minerals of the zeolite family consisting of a hydrous silicate of sodium and aluminum natrolite
whitish mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate or potassium aluminum silicate in crystalline form; used in the manufacture of ceramics and enamels nepheline , nephelite
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