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geyserite

[ gahy-zuh-rahyt, -suh- ]
/ ˈgaɪ zəˌraɪt, -sə- /
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noun Petrology.
a variety of siliceous sinter deposited about the orifices of geysers and hot springs.
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Origin of geyserite

First recorded in 1805–15; geyser + -ite1

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British Dictionary definitions for geyserite

geyserite
/ (ˈɡiːzəˌraɪt) /

noun
a mineral form of hydrated silica resembling opal, deposited from the waters of geysers and hot springs. Formula: SiO 2 . n H 2 O
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