Non-Silicates


Mineral Properties Silicates Outline

There are a few important groups of non-silicate minerals. Only the carbonates are significant as rock-forming minerals. The remaining mineral groups are often ore minerals and provide economic sources for various elements. The important non-silicate groups are:

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Mineral Properties Silicates Outline
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