Silicates are a type of rock that contains silicon and other elements. They are often found in the Earth's crust.

  • The silicates in the rock are what make it hard.

  • The silicates in the rock are what make it white.

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Example Sentences for silicates

  • 1

    The concentration of sodium silicate becomes important in growth rate.

  • 2

    One of the examples of the silicates is Al.

  • 3

    The treated agglomerate is coated with a silicate.

  • 4

    These are silicate minerals of the zeolite family.

  • 5

    Ajoite is a mineral which is part of the silicate class.

  • 6

    The batch is intended for the production of colorless silicate glass.

  • 7

    The lighter silicate rocks presumably float to the surface.

  • 8

    The silicate material may be mixed with the fertile soil.

  • 9

    Silica is synthesised in the diatom cell by the polymerisation of silicic acid.

  • 10

    The addition of silica absorbs the FeO into a silicate slag layer.