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Silica Gels Formation

Explain the chemistry behind silica gel formation.

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Silica gel in chemistry is nothing but sand . Chemical formula for silica is silicon dioxide SiO2 which is obtained from Silicon hydroxide Si(OH)4 by heating. Due to the bond length properties of Si-O bond structure of silica is popularly known as the OPEN STRUCTURE. By ...

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Explanation of silica gel formation.