Anders Sandberg wrote:
> "Michael S. Lorrey" <email@example.com> writes:
> > The silicon would be useful for creating casting and extruding
> > forms, but thats about it.
> I guess quartz beams would work well.
I don't know about that, but extruding glass fiber would be useful, as part of fiberglass beams....
Now, bauxite sands would be useful for making aluminum and aluminum/aluminum oxide matrix beams.....