Silica is common name of mineral group. Among them are quartz, rock crystal, amethyst.
The main characteristics of silica:
– High melting temperature (more than 1700 Celsius degrees)
– High durability
– High chemical stability
Silica is common used both in the set of industries and in the medicine, cosmetology and even as food additives E551.
The quartz is the widely known sample of silica.