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1 Silica (quartz) Silica, SiO 2, is a white or colorless crystalline compound found mainly as quartz, sand, flint, and many other minerals. Silica is an important ingredient to manufacture a wide variety of materials. Quartz; Quartz is the most abundant silica mineral. Pure Quartz is colorless and transparent. It occurs in most igneous and practically all metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. It is used as a component of numerous industrial materials. Silicon (Si) has the atomic number 14 and is closely related to carbon. It is a relatively inert metalloid. Silicon is often used for microchips, glass, cement, and pottery. Silica is the most abundant mineral found in the crust of the earth. One of the most common uses of silica quarts is the manufacturer of glass. Silica is the fourteenth element on the periodic table. It can sometimes be found as the substance, quartz which is usually used in jewelry, test tubes, and when placed under pressure, generates an electrical charge. Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust. It is a clear, glossy mineral with a hardness of 7 on the MOHS scale. Silica, Sa,is a component of glass and concrete. A form of Silica commonly known as quartz, Silica tetrahedra, is the second most common mineral in the earth's crust, it comes in many different forms. Silica is a compound of silicon and oxygen. Earth's outer crust contains 59% of this material. It has three major rock forms, which are quartz, tridymite, and cristobalite. Silica, commonly known in the form of quartz, is the dioxide form of silicon, SiO2. It is usually used to manufacture glass, ceramics and abrasives. Quartz is the second most common mineral in Earth s crust. Its chemical name is SiO2. Although quartz is common, it is usually twinned so industries often Silica; Also known as the silicon dioxide, has a white powdery substance solid. It is used in production in many products such as glass, food additive and raw material for production.

2 The chemical compound silica, also known as silicon dioxide, is known for its hardness since the 16 th century. It is found in nature in many different forms, such as flint, quartz, and opal. Silica (quartz): Silica, SiO 2, is a chemical compound that is composed of one silicon atom and two oxygen atoms. It appears naturally in several crystalline forms, one of which is quartz. Silica Quartz- A colorless, ordorless crystal found in different colors such as white, green, black, purple. It will not burn to the touch but can cause cancer Silicon dioxide, commonly known as silica (and/or quartz), is a prevalent element in the Earth's crust. One fourth, or twenty-eight percent (to be percise) of the Earth's crust is composed of silica. Silica:scientific name for a group of minerals composed of silicon and oxygen atoms, (crystalline silica). Different soils contain all forms of crystalline silica in the form of quartz. Quartz silica is a colorless/white, black, purple, or green crystals. It has no odor and will not burn. It's cancer hazardous. It is found in mines and tunnels. Silica, or silicon dioxide, is the oxide of silicon. It is found in nature in several forms; one of which is quartz. Quartz is the second most common mineral on Earth. Silica(quartz); Silica(quartz) is a colorless crystal like beryl. The silica(quartz) come in different colors, such as yellow(citrine), smoky, and purple(amethyst). The color changes because of transition-metal impurities. Silica, a white to colorless crystalline compound, is usually in the form of quartz. It is used as building stones and to make glass. Silica has covalent bonding and forms a network structure. Silica, SiO2, has a crystalline form called quartz, which is found in many types of rocks, and is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth s crust. This very hard mineral is usually colorless. Silica (quartz): The second most common element in the earth's crust, silica is never found in its natural state, and alloys with a number of different metals. Silica, SiO 2, has a crystalline form called quartz, which is found in numerous types of rocks, and is the second most plentiful mineral in the Earth s crust. This very firm mineral is usually colorless. Silica, SiO 2, is a white or colorless crystalline compound found mainly as quartz, sand,

3 flint, and many other minerals.? Silica is an important ingredient to manufacture a wide variety of materials. Silica is a chemical compound also known as silicon dioxide or silox. The chemical formula for silicon is SiO2. Silica may be found in many forms of nature. For example, flint, quartz, and opal. Silica is also known as silicon dioxide SiO2. Silica has three main crystalline varieties: quartz the most abundant, tridymite, and cristobalite. The mass of the earths crust is 59 percent Silica. Quartz is mainly made up of silica. The formula for it is SiO2. It has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. It has the density of 2.65g/cm3 Silica, SiO 2, is composed of Silicone and Oxygen. It has been known since ancient times, is found in sand, and is a major component of glass. Silica is a chemical compound, also called silicon dioxide. It can sometimes be found as the substance, quartz which is usually used in jewelry, test tubes, and when placed under pressure, generates an electrical charge. Silica is also known as silicon dioxide, the chemical compound is oxide of silicon and the chemical formula is SiO 2. It s principle component in most types of glass and substances such as concrete. Silica (quartz); is a naturally occurring minerals that can be found in mines and use in the fabrication of stone and clay products. Silica is odorless and various in color. Silica comes from silicone after it oxidizes. It helps form most hard things like glass, porcelain, and some concrete. Its found natural in flint, quarts and opal. Wesley hamachi Quartz, the clear and opaque mineral, is the second most common mineral in the Earth s continental crust. The six-sided shape of the mineral makes it unique and elegant to observe.

4 Silica: Silica can be found in nature as 35 different crystalline forms. One of its forms is quartz; which can generate current when mechanical stress is applied to it. Most sand is made up of silica depending on its geographical location. Silica is also used to make glass. Silica (Quartz) is chemical compound silicon dioxide SiO2. Silica is often found in nature as sand (non coastal), usually in the form of quartz. The most common form of manufactured silica is glass. Silica, is a natural compound that has a crystal characteristic and can be found in beach sand. The most common usage is that of glass in which Silica is fused together. Silica; silica (quartz), the dioxide form of silicon, SiO2, used usually in the form of its prepared white powder chiefly in the manufacture of glass, water glass, ceramics, and abrasives. Silica is the dioxide form of silicon, SiO2, and occurs mostly as quartz sand, flint, and agate. Silica's powder form is used to manufacture glass, ceramics, etc. Silica SiO2 is the chemical compound silicon dioxide. It is formed when silicon is exposed to oxygen. It has a covalent bond and is a superior electric insulator, posessing high chemical stability. Quartz is the second most common mineral in the Earth's continental crust. It is composed of silica tetrahedral, and belongs to the rhombohedral crystal system. Silica (quartz); "Silica," or silicon dioxide (SiO 2 ), occurs in either a crystalline or noncrystalline (amorphous) form. Quartz is a colourless, odourless, non-combustible solid and a component of many mineral dusts. Silica(quartz);Silica(quartz) is an industrial material, its sand is often used for glass making. It is retrieved my mining and a limited environmental impact on earth. Silica (quartz): Silica also called Silicon Dioxide, compound of the two most abundant elements in the Earth's crust. Silica has three main crystalline varieties: quartz (by far the most abundant), tridymite, and cristobalite. Silica (Quartz) : Quartz, the second most common mineral on the earth's crust, belongs to the rhombohedral or trigonal crystal

5 system and can be manufactured using hydrothermal processes in autoclaves.

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