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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

How is calcium carbonate deposited by subsurface water to form a stalactite in a humid cave?

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The way in which calcium carbonate deposited by subsurface water to form a stalactite in a humid cave.

Explanation

Any chemical precipitate that is deposited in cave is known as speleothem. They develop in various textures and shapes. These originate when the previously precipitated calcium carbonate precipitate out of subsurface water precipitates...

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