Cave Formations

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  1. An upward-pointing cone of limestone that grows when drips of water hit the floor of a cave.
  2. A speleothem that twists or curls as it grows, making it look like a worm or snake.
  3. Formed when a small deposit of calcite lodges around a small grain of sand or minute rock fragment. They require movement which allows uniform layers to form around the inside "seed core." (Two Words)

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  1. Formed when a stalactite and the stalagmite continue to build and growand then join.
  2. A speleothem that grows downward from the ceiling like an icicle by the slow accumulation of minerals such as calcium carbonate.
  3. a deposit of calcium carbonate on the walls or floor of a cave deposited from a constant flow of water over its surface.


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