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Geyserite

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A variety of Opal

A laminated siliceous sinter made of opal. Formed at geysers and hot springs.

Classification of Geyserite

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Other Names for Geyserite

Synonyms:
Terpizite
Other Languages:
German:Geyserit
Geysirit
Terpizit
Simplified Chinese:硅华
Spanish:Geyserita
Terpizita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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  • Localities for Geyserite

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    China
     
    • Sichuan Province
      • Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture (Aba Autonomous Prefecture)
        • Zoigê Co. (Ruo'ergai Co.)
    Su Sun (1993): Gold Science and Technology 1(2), 4-10
    • Tibet Autonomous Region
      • Xigazê Prefecture (Rikaze Prefecture; Shigatse Prefecture)
        • Ngamring Co. (Angren Co.)
    Yuanyi Zhao, Fengjun Nie, Zengqian Hou, Zhenqing Li, Xitao Zhao, and Zhibang Ma (2006): Mineral Deposits [Kuangchuang Dizhi] 25(3), 281-291
    Ecuador
     
    • Chimborazo Province
      • Alausi Canton
    http://www.municipiodealausi.gob.ec/UserFiles/File/TIXAN.pdf
    Hungary
     
    • Heves Co.
      • Mátra Mtns
        • Gyöngyösoroszi
        • Gyöngyöspata
    http://www.geomania.hu/lelohely.php?lelohely=323
    Geoda, 2003
    Szakáll-Gatter: Hungarian Mineral Species
    Spain
     
    • Catalonia
      • Girona (Gerona)
        • La Selva
          • Caldes de Malavella
    Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003
    USA
     
    • Arkansas
    Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
    • Colorado
      • Gunnison Co.
        • Vulcan District (Cebolla District; Domingo District)
          • Vulcan
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Nevada
      • Churchill Co.
    LUTZ, Susan Juch EPISODIC HOT SPRING ACTIVITY AND PALEOSEISMOLOGY OF THE DIXIE VALLEY FAULT IN NORTHERN DIXIE VALLEY, NEVADA GSA Rocky Mountain - 54th Annual Meeting (May 7–9, 2002)
    • Wyoming
      • Park Co.
    Economic Geology; November 1972; v. 67; no. 7; p. 965-972
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