nesosilicate

noun
neso·silicate | \¦nē(ˌ)sō, ¦ne(-+\

Definition of nesosilicate 

: a mineral silicate (as olivine) that contains independent tetrahedral silicon-oxygen anionic groups SiO4 orthosilicate — compare inosilicate

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History and Etymology for nesosilicate

probably from neso- + silicate

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