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[gahy-zuh-rahyt, -suh-] /ˈgaɪ zəˌraɪt, -sə-/

noun, Petrology.
a variety of siliceous sinter deposited about the orifices of and hot springs.
a mineral form of hydrated silica resembling opal, deposited from the waters of geysers and hot springs. Formula: SiO2.nH2O


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