Meaning of SOROSILICATE in English

|sōr(ˌ)ō+ noun

Etymology: Greek sōros heap + English silicate

: a class of polymeric silicates or a member thereof in which the silicon-oxygen groups are linked into limited clusters by sharing oxygen atoms (as in hemimorphite or in melilite or zunyite) and in some cases a portion of the silicon is replaced by aluminum — compare cyclosilicate , inosilicate , nesosilicate , phyllosilicate , tectosilicate

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