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What are glass made of?

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Answered 2016-02-16 13:46:41

Glass, as the term is commonly used, is an amorphous solid made up of silicon dioxide (silica), sodium oxide (Na2O), calcium oxide (CaO), and other additives in small quantities which will modify its colour, strength, refractive properties at selective wavelengths and so on.

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