Minerals_lecture2 (1)

Minerals_lecture2 (1) - Instruction: View full-screen...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Instruction: View full-screen images in the Slide Show mode of display. Read the explanatory notes in the Normal View mode of display. SILICATE MINERALS Silicon-oxygen (Si-O) tetrahedrons Making silicate minerals Important silicate minerals olivine: isolated tetrahedrons pyroxene family: single chains amphibole family: double chains mica family, clay mineral family: sheets feldspar family, quartz: framework structures SILICATE MINERALS Silicon-oxygen (Si-O) tetrahedrons Making silicate minerals Important silicate minerals olivine: isolated tetrahedrons pyroxene family: single chains amphibole family: double chains mica family, clay mineral family: sheets feldspar family, quartz: framework structures SILICATE MINERALS Silicon-oxygen (Si-O) tetrahedrons Making silicate minerals Important silicate minerals olivine: isolated tetrahedrons pyroxene family: single chains amphibole family: double chains mica family, clay mineral family: sheets feldspar family, quartz: framework structures Neutralizing the excess negative charge of the Si-O tetrahedron • Add Fe 2+ , Mg 2+ , K + , Na + , other cations SILICATE MINERALS...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course GEO 401 taught by Professor Lassiter during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

Page1 / 32

Minerals_lecture2 (1) - Instruction: View full-screen...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online