Most silicate minerals form from what?

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Feb 27, 2018

Answer:

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Explanation:

Some silicate minerals form at earth's surface when existing minerals are exposed to weathering. Clay minerals which are silicates, form this way.

Other silicate minerals form under the extreme pressures that occur with mountain building. Therefore, silicate minerals can often provide scientists with clues about the conditions in which the minerals formed.