Unisilicate
Unisilicate U`ni*sil"i*cate, n. [Uni- + silicate.] (Min.) A salt of orthosilicic acid, {H4SiO4}; -- so called because the ratio of the oxygen atoms united to the basic metals and silicon respectively is 1:1; for example, {Mg2SiO4} or 2{MgO.SiO2}. [1913 Webster]

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  • H4SiO4 — Unisilicate U ni*sil i*cate, n. [Uni + silicate.] (Min.) A salt of orthosilicic acid, {H4SiO4}; so called because the ratio of the oxygen atoms united to the basic metals and silicon respectively is 1:1; for example, {Mg2SiO4} or 2{MgO.SiO2}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mg2SiO4 — Unisilicate U ni*sil i*cate, n. [Uni + silicate.] (Min.) A salt of orthosilicic acid, {H4SiO4}; so called because the ratio of the oxygen atoms united to the basic metals and silicon respectively is 1:1; for example, {Mg2SiO4} or 2{MgO.SiO2}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • MgOSiO2 — Unisilicate U ni*sil i*cate, n. [Uni + silicate.] (Min.) A salt of orthosilicic acid, {H4SiO4}; so called because the ratio of the oxygen atoms united to the basic metals and silicon respectively is 1:1; for example, {Mg2SiO4} or 2{MgO.SiO2}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boltonite — ˈbōltəˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: Bolton, Mass., its locality + English ite : a greenish granular variety of forsterite * * * ˈboltonite Min. A unisilicate mineral, a variety of Forsterite, found near Bolton, Mass. (Dana Min. 255.) …   Useful english dictionary

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