Meaning speleothem
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speleothem


rock or mineral formations, such as stalactites and stalagmites, created in a cave environment. Also called a cave formation.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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According to 16 USCS § 4302 (Title 16, Conservation; Chapter 63, Federal Cave Resources Protection), the term "speleothem" means “any natural mineral formation or deposit occurring in a cave [..]
Source: definitions.uslegal.com

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speleothem


A deposit formed in caves when calcium carbonate (CaCO3
Source: nature.nps.gov

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Chemically precipitated deposits within caves. This term encompasses forms such as stalagmites and stalactites and are typically composed of calcite, aragonite or silica.
Source: climatica.org.uk

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A deposit formed in caves when calcium carbonate (CaCO3) or some other mineral precipitates from drips or thin films of water. Stalactites and stalagmites are common speleothems. more details...
Source: geomaps.wr.usgs.gov

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speleothem


structure in a cave formed by deposition of minerals in water.
Source: edwardsaquifer.net





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