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Nickel–Strunz 9 ed mineral class number 9 (silicates and germanates), mineralogy
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English: The largest group of minerals by far are the silicates, which are composed largely of silicon and oxygen, with the addition of ions such as aluminium, magnesium, iron and calcium. Some important rock-forming silicates include the feldspars, quartz, olivines, pyroxenes, amphiboles, garnets and micas.
This category has the following 17 subcategories, out of 17 total.
- Abenakiite-(Ce) (1 F)
- Chrysocolla (3 C, 364 F)
- Kenyaite (1 F)
- Natrosilite (1 F)
- Orthosilicates (15 C, 3 F)
- Pinite (9 F)
- Tugtupite (25 F)
- Wadsleyite (3 F)
Media in category "Silicate minerals"
The following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total.