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Related to dripstones: Stalactite and Stalagmite
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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A cave feature, such as a stalagmite, which is formed by precipitation of calcium carbonate or another mineral from dripping water.
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drip cap made of stone.A
headmold, dripstone, head molding, hood-mold, weather molding
The molding carried around or over the head of a door or window.
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