Noun(1) a cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave
(1) The beautiful stalactite and stalagmite formations in the cave are a sight one would seldom get to see in a lifetime.(2) He collected a stalactite from an underwater cave.(3) When a stalactite or stalagmite is deposited it contains a large amount of uranium and no thorium because of differences in the chemical behaviour of these elements.(4) The largest developed limestone cave in Idaho, Minnetonka Cave offers a variety of stalactites and stalagmites within its walls.(5) Only the tops of a few mountains were left above water, and some of these became the Balearic Islands, with limestone caves full of stalagmites and stalactites .(6) Azurite commonly occurs in stalactitic , botryoidal, or earthy masses, many of which display concentric or parallel banding of various shades of blue or alternating with malachite.(7) Limestone dissolved by trickling water has formed both stalagmites and stalactites , and the beauty of the Cave is notable in its own right.(8) It is a fairytale world of weirdly shaped hills, as well as spectacular caverns of stalagmites and stalactites in endless shapes and forms.(9) He was in a cave, stalactites and stalagmites all around him.(10) The caves also contain stalagmites and stalactites which can only be seen in limestone caves.(11) In the caves there are marvellous stalactites and stalagmites, which must place these caves amongst the most beautiful in the world.(12) We had plenty of time to admire the water clarity, the stalactites and stalagmites and the view of trees framed by the entrance.(13) Originally formed by a subterranean stream, then flooded by the sea, it is a rare opportunity to dive in salt water among stalactites and stalagmites.(14) These early-formed needles often serve as nuclei for the stalactitic growth of other minerals, usually thomsonite or chabazite.(15) She gazed at the stalactites and stalagmites lining the floors and ceiling of the cave.(16) These larger crystals sometimes exhibit a pagoda-like appearance with circumferential ridges and are somewhat stalactitic in habit.
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