Rocas y Minerales Minerales III : Los Silicatos
por Anne Egger, Ph.D.
Glosario Visionlearning Un glosario en orden alfabético de los términos científicos relevantes.
Silicon 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 (1779-1848)
The Diffraction of X-Rays by Crystals Lawrence Bragg - 1915 Nobel Lecture
Google Scholar Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
Silicate-Based Molecular Nanotechnology Stephen L. Gillett, Univ. of Nevada - A comparison of silicon- and carbon-based chemistry and the potential applications in nanotechnology.
How Waves Reveal the Atomic Structure of Crystals. SUNY Stony Brook - An interactive exploration of X-ray diffraction (XRD).