Sinter

Definition of Sinter

Sin´ter
n.1.(Min.) Dross, as of iron; the scale which files from iron when hammered; - applied as a name to various minerals.
Calcareous sinter
a loose banded variety of calcite formed by deposition from lime-bearing waters; calcareous tufa; travertine.
Ceraunian sinter
fulgurite.
Siliceous sinter
a light cellular or fibrous opal; especially, geyserite (see Geyserite). It has often a pearly luster, and is then called pearl sinter.

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