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bisilicate


bisilicate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bisilicate  \Bi*sil"i*cate\,  n.  (Min.  Chem.) 
  A  salt  of  metasilicic  acid;  --  so  called  because  the  ratio  of 
  the  oxygen  of  the  silica  to  the  oxygen  of  the  base  is  as  two 
  to  one  The  bisilicates  include  many  of  the  most  common  and 
  important  minerals.