Note from Table 2.3 that the most common minerals

Note from Table 2.3 that the most common minerals in the earth’s crust are all silicates. The basic building block is the silicon-oxygen tetrahedron (see Fig. 2.4). What is the net electric charge of the tetrahedron and why is this geologically important?

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