Meaning of cyclosilicate

cy•clo•sil•i•cate

Pronunciation: (sī"klu-sil'i-kit, -kāt"), [key]
— n. Mineral.
  1. any silicate in which the SiO tetrahedra are linked to form rings. Cf. inosilicate, nesosilicate, sorosilicate, tektosilicate.
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