metasilicate definition

  • noun:
    • The oxyanion of silicon SiO32- or any sodium or mineral containing this ion
    • A salt of metasilicic acid.
    • A salt for the hypothetical metasilicic acid H2SiO3: also known as in mineralogy a bisilicate: as, calcium metasilicate (the mineral wollastonite, CaSiO3 or CaO.SiO2).

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