dripstone

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dripstone:

see stalactite and stalagmitestalactite and stalagmite
, mineral forms often found in caves; sometimes collectively called dripstone. A stalactite is an icicle-shaped mass of calcite attached to the roof of a limestone cavern.
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Dripstone

A hood mold on the outside of a wall, often used in Gothic architecture.

dripstone

[′drip‚stōn]
(geology)
A cave feature, such as a stalagmite, which is formed by precipitation of calcium carbonate or another mineral from dripping water.

dripstone

dripstone
A drip cap made of stone.

headmold, dripstone, head molding, hood-mold, weather molding

The molding carried around or over the head of a door or window.