Definition of Geyserite

1. n. A loose hydrated form of silica, a variety of opal, deposited in concretionary cauliflowerlike masses, around some hot springs and geysers.



Definition of Geyserite

1. Noun. (minerology) A type of stone, a mixture of quartz and opal. ¹

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Definition of Geyserite

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Medical Definition of Geyserite

1. A loose hydrated form of silica, a variety of opal, deposited in concretionary cauliflowerlike masses, around some hot springs and geysers. Origin: From Geyser. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geyserite

geums
geversite
gew-gaw
gew-gaws
gewd
gewgaw
gewgawed
gewgaws
gewiss
gewurztraminer
gewurztraminers
geyan
geyer
geyest
geyser
geyserite (current term)
geyserites
geyserlike
geysers
gezumph
gezve
gezves
ghaffir
ghana
gharial
gharials
gharri
gharries
gharris
gharry

Literary usage of Geyserite

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1876)
"FORMATION OF geyserite PEBBLES IN POOLS ADJACENT TO THE ... Frequently loose polished pebbles of geyserite are found in shallow pools adjacent to the larger ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1876)
"FORMATION or geyserite PEBBLES IN POOLS ADJACENT TO THE GEYSERS OF THE ... Frequently loose polished pebbles of geyserite are found in shallow pools ..."

3. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1888)
"... and along the Republican river, extending into Kansas, and locally known as geyserite, were composed almost wholly of finely-comminuted pumice dust. ..."

4. Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1873)
"... and the valley seems to be underlaid by a sedimentary,'probably Post-pliocene, formation of which part is composed of broken bits of geyserite. ..."

5. The American Chemist by Charles Frederick Chandler (1873)
"Gray geyserite, Iceland. Ref. No. 2. No. 8. Frankfort, AM Bucholtz, Gehl, All. J. i. ... Spherulitic geyserite. Yellowstone Canon. Hitchcock. No. 15. Ibid. ..."

6. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1891)
"The larva was also abundant in the geyserite precipitate that forms a flocculent mud in all these tepid basins. I soon found that this mud is alive with ..."

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