Silicate mineral Phyllosilicate mineral Chrysocolla A silicate mineral is a mineral that has a combination of the elements silicon and oxygen. In other words, a silicate mineral has one or more silicates. These minerals (especially feldspar) make up about 90% of the Earth's crust. This short article about science can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it. Retrieved from "https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Silicate_mineral&oldid=6482844"