Rocas y MineralesMinerales III: Los Silicatos

por Anne E. Egger, Ph.D.

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James Calvert, Univ. of Denver - A comprehensive look at silicon, the element, including its incorporation into minerals, seawater, electronics, and building materials.

The Silicate Class

Amethyst Mineral Gallery - A comprehensive look at all of the silicate structures, including example minerals with chemical formulas and photographs.

X-Ray Crystallography

Wikipedia - A description of XRD and the history of its discovery.


Jons Jakob Berzelius
Jons Jakob Berzelius

Braggs father and son
William Henry Bragg

William Lawrence Bragg


The Diffraction of X-Rays by Crystals

Lawrence Bragg - 1915 Nobel Lecture

Noticias & Eventos

Synthetic Clay Could Assist Radioactive Waste Cleanup


Silicate-Based Molecular Nanotechnology

Stephen L. Gillett, Univ. of Nevada - A comparison of silicon- and carbon-based chemistry and the potential applications in nanotechnology.

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


How Waves Reveal the Atomic Structure of Crystals.

SUNY Stony Brook - An interactive exploration of X-ray diffraction (XRD).

La estructura del [oxígeno-silicato] es tan rígida...que determina la forma del cristal.

- W.L. Bragg, 1937