Geyserite definition

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A white or grayish opaline siliceous deposit formed around natural hot springs.
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Siliceous material, usually opaline silica, deposited on the edges of geysers and hot springs.
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(mineralogy) A type of stone, a mixture of quartz and opal deposited by a geyser as it precipitates out of the boiling water.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
geyserite
Plural:
geyserites

Origin of geyserite

  • geyser +‎ -ite

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