What is the difference between silicate and silica? | WikiDiff
Noun; Silicon dioxide. Any of the silica group of the silicate minerals. * 1993, Historic American Building Survey, Town of Clayburg: Refractories Company Town, National Park Service, 2: Its Blair County property was sited at the foot of ganister-covered Dunnings Mountain to compete with the Mount Union plants making silica bricks for the steel industry.