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Interesting how close the chemical formulas are and how they blend ! AlSi = Aluminum Silicate

Chemical---------> Main Metal Al uminum
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Mineral (below)

Quartz / Silicon

Si02

Silicate

   
Si
O 2
 

Feldspar / Albite

NaAlSi3O8

Sodium AlSi

Na Al Si 3 O 8  

Feldspar / Orthoclase

KAlSi3O8

Potassium AlSi

K Al Si 3 O 8  

Beryl / Aquamarine

BeAl2Si6O18

Beryllium AlSi

Be Al 2 Si 6 O 18  

Garnet / Almandine

Fe2/3+Al2Si3O12

Iron AlSi

Fe 2/3+ Al 2 Si 3 O 12  

Mica / Muscovite

KAl3Si3O10(H0)2

Potassium AlSi

K Al 3 Si 3 O 10 (HO)2

Tourmaline / Schorl

NaFe3Al6(OH)4

B3O9Si6O18

Boron AlSi

B 3 Al 6 Si 6 O9 / O18 NaFe3(OH)4