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siliceous sinter

siliceous sinter A silica-rich precipitate found around the mouth of a geyser or hot spring with water carrying large amounts of dissolved minerals, which are precipitated when the water cools suddenly on exposure to the atmosphere.

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siliceous sinter

siliceous sinter A silica-rich precipitate found around the mouth of a geyser or hot spring whose waters carry large amounts of dissolved minerals which precipitate when the water cools suddenly on exposure to the atmosphere.

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"siliceous sinter." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"siliceous sinter." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved December 16, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/siliceous-sinter