helictite

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helictite

(ˈhɛlikˌtaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) geology a distorted or twisted stalactite
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There was a very nice bunch of helictites on the wall not far from the climb up.
The cave decorations consist of stalactites, stalagmites, pillars, drapery, rimstone pools, flowstone, helictites, soda straws, and other unusual crystal formations.
After a winter of further trail construction, the tour expanded last summer into the Landmark Room, home to a pristine collection of rare cave formations called helictites.
Many grottoes are adorned with helictites, which are twisted or hooked growths that appear to defy gravity.
* Helictites: These are some of the most beautiful speleothems.
Fairy Land is right there, with its baby stalactites on the ceiling and curly ones called helictites. That's where I would get lost.