(a) Determine the charge of the aluminosilicate ion whose composition is AlSi 3 O 10 . (b) Using Figure 22.32, propose a reasonable description of the structure of this aluminosilicate. Figure 22.32 Si 0 Silicate ion (a) ▲ Figure 22.32 Silicate chains and sheets. SiO3²- formula unit Fragment of silicate chain (b) Si₂05²- formula unit Fragment of silicate sheet (c)

Chapter 22, Exercises #90

(a) Determine the charge of the aluminosilicate ion whose composition is AlSi3O10.

(b) Using Figure 22.32, propose a reasonable description of the structure of this aluminosilicate.

Figure 22.32

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