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Meaning of nesosilicate

ne•so•sil•i•cate

Pronunciation: (nē"sō-sil'i-kit, -kāt", nes"ō-), [key]
— n. Mineral.
  1. any silicate, as olivine, in which the SiO tetrahedra are not interlinked. Cf.
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