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Unformatted text preview: tetra o Ring silicates (cyclosilicates)- tetra share 2 O2- & form rings o chain silicates (inosilicates)- 2 O2- tetra shared o sheet silicates (phyllosilicates)- 3 O2- tetra shared o framework silicates (tectosilicates)- 4 O2- shared • net – charge except for quartz high degree of polymerization only if silicon abundant...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course GEO 416k taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Fall '08