Speleothem formation mechanisms

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Speleothem formation mechanisms

Postby Adam Byrd » Mar 5, 2006 9:09 pm

Ok, so I spent yesterday in Glory Hole cave. It was easily the most beautiful cave that I have seen firsthand. I got to wondering about the different conditions and mechanisms by which all of our favorite pretties are made. As an engineer I don't know much about geology, but I really want to learn more. Can anyone reccomend any good resources - online or otherwise?

Also, check out the pics I took here:


They're not the best (disposable camera), but whatever.
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Postby zenas » Mar 6, 2006 4:20 am

I got this address from the previous NSS forum:

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Postby ian mckenzie » Mar 6, 2006 10:34 am

Wikipedia is starting to become a pretty good source for almost everything: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speleothem
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