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Silica and the silicates by James A. Audley

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Published by Ballie re, Tindall and Cox in London .
Written in English


  • Glass,
  • Silicates,
  • Cement,
  • Ceramics

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Edition Notes

Statementby James A. Audley ...
SeriesIndustrial chemistry; ed. by S. Rideal
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 374 p. :
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25667099M
LC Control Number21000266

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Layered silicates are those minerals that assemble regularly with the unit crystalline layer, usually at the nanoscale. Minerals are Montmorillonite (MMT), kaolinite, and sepiolite. This chapter introduces the preparation of polymer-layered silicate and silica nanocomposites, their structure–property relationships, and the related nanoeffects.   Silicates are a very important and abundant mineral group based on the SiO4 tetrahedron. The tetrahedron is made up of a silicon (Si) atom and 4 oxygen (O) atoms. Si has a 4+ charge while the O has a 2- charge. Therefore, the tetrahedron has a ne. Silica and the Silicates [James Aloysius Audley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Specifically, it covers the silicates of sodium, calcium, zirconium, potassium, and magnesium, along with ethyl silicate. It also covers the specialty silicas of precipitated silica, colloidal silica, silica gel, fumed silica, and fused silica. Sodium silicates account for 92% of the global consumption of silicates.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Audley, James A. (James Aloysius). Silica and the silicates. New York, D. Van Nostrand company, (OCoLC) silicates. In other words, quartz is a silicate made of pure silica. But feldspars contain sodium, aluminum, potassium and calcium in addition to silicon and oxygen. Thus feldspars are silicates but they aren't pure silica. Geochemists also use the term "silica" to refer to the overall silicon and oxygen content of rocks.   In fact, long chain silicates can form. To do so, two of the oxygens in a silicate unit have to be shared with two other silicate units. The same is true in the next unit, and so on, forming a long chain. Materials containing these long chain silicates are called inosilicates ("sinew" or "string" silicates). Silica simply refers to any form of silicon dioxide. It does not refer to a specific crystalline form of silica (silica can exist as an amorphous solid, a glass). Silicates are compounds containing the tetrahedral silicon anion (SiO4)4- and may co.

Silicate minerals are rock-forming minerals made up of silicate groups. They are the largest and most important class of minerals and make up approximately 90 percent of the Earth's crust.. In mineralogy, silica (silicon dioxide) SiO 2 is usually considered a silicate mineral. Silica is found in nature as the mineral quartz, and its polymorphs.. On Earth, a wide variety of silicate minerals. Silicates, such as sodium and potassium, are combined with colloidal silicon to accelerate the speed of curing. They are based on high ratio of sodium silicates (Na 2 OSiO 2) potassium silicates. Lithium hydroxide colloidal silica and quaternary ammonium silicates are also included, but their higher cost tends to restrict their use. Waterborne silicate coatings. • Please connect to the Internet when viewing this presentation in order to view the full content. • There are a number of hyperlinks that are essential to this subject and failure to view the content will create gaps in the data or technology. • This . As natural minerals, silica and silicates constitute by far the largest part of the earth's crust and mantle. They are equally important as raw materials and as mass produced items. For this reason they have been the subject of scientific research by geoscientists as well as by applied scientists in cement, ceramic, glass, and other industries.