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.
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.
* when used as an anti-caking agent
* silica gel
* silica glass
* silica wool
(mineralogy) A fibrous form of silica similar to chalcedony