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[sawr-oh-sil-i-kit, -keyt, sohr-] /ˌsɔr oʊˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, ˌsoʊr-/
noun, Mineralogy.
any of the silicates in which each silicate tetrahedron shares one of its four oxygen atoms with a neighboring tetrahedron, the ratio of silicon to oxygen being two to seven.


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