Title: Zinc Silicate
CAS Registry Number: 13597-65-4
Additional Names: Zinc orthosilicate
Molecular Formula: O4SiZn2
Molecular Weight: 222.90
Percent Composition: O 28.71%, Si 12.60%, Zn 58.69%
Line Formula: Zn2SiO4
Literature References: Occurs in nature as the mineral willemite. Prepd by heating the proper amounts of ZnO and SiO2 at about 1200°.
Properties: White powder, insol in water or dil acids.
Use: In television screens.