Silica vs Quartzine - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between silica and quartzine

is that silica is silicon dioxide while quartzine is (mineralogy) a fibrous form of silica similar to chalcedony.

silica

English

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.

    Synonyms

    * when used as an anti-caking agent

    Derived terms

    * silica gel * silica glass * silicate * silica wool * siliceous * silici- * silicic * silicide

    See also

    * quartz * sand

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    quartzine

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mineralogy) A fibrous form of silica similar to chalcedony
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