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submitted by Museum Administration on 03.11.2004

Stalagmite

Stalagmite
Copyright (2004) Robin Tzannes

Stalagmites and stalactites are made of calcium carbonate, and formed in caves by dripping water. This magnificent example is 20 cm wide and 28 cm high, a generous gift from the family of Bill de Leeuw. Photograph by Peter B Tzannes, 2004

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