flowstone(redirected from Cave drapery)
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A layered deposit of calcium carbonate or another mineral, formed by water flowing along the walls or floor of a cave. Also called dripstone.
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a type of cave formation consisting of sheets of calcite deposited as water flows down the cave walls; flowstone is the most common type of speleothem
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a layered deposit of calcium carbonate, CaCO3, left by thin sheets of flowing water, as in a cave.
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