mg2sio4


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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
   2MgO.SiO2.
   [1913 Webster]
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