Amphibole silicate has x number of corner shared per tetrahedron.what is the value of x??????

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Dear SAnjeev,

 continuous chains of Si-O tetrahedra, sharing two oxygens (single chains, Si : 0 = 1 : 3, for example the pyroxene group) or alternately sharing two and three oxygens (double chains, Si : 0 = 4 : 11, for example the amphibole group)

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