Question

Name of the structure of silicates in which three oxygen atoms of [SiO4]4–are shared is: 

Solution

Correct option is

Sheet silicate

Sheet silicates are formed when three oxygen atoms (bridging O-atoms) of each (SiO4)4– unit are shared. Hence, the general formula of sheet silicates is 

                                                       

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Al2O3 can be converted to anhydrous AlCl3 by heating

Q2

The number of isomers possible for disubstituted borazine, B3N3H3X2 is

Q3

Which of the following oxidation states are the most characteristic for lead and tin respectively: 

Q4

The correct order of C – O bond length among CO, , CO2 is: 

Q5

White lead is

Q6

The stability of dihalides of Si, Ge, Sn and Pb increases steadily in the sequence

Q7

Water transported through lead pipes becomes poisonous due to the formation of

Q8

CO2 is isostructural with

Q9

Which of the following compounds is converted into the dimer form?

Q10

Which of following is called ‘Inorganic Benzene’?