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Stalagmite: Quiz


Question 1: A stalagmite (from the Greek stalagma ("Σταλαγμίτης"), "drop" or "drip") is a type of speleothem that rises from the floor of a limestone cave due to the dripping of mineralized solutions and the deposition of ________.
Calcium silicateCalcium hydroxideCalcium carbonateCalcium oxide

Question 2: Stalagtites and stalagmites are similar to ________ in the way they form and in their composition, but there are differences.

Question 3: Stalactites and stalagmites can also form on concrete ceilings and floors, although they form much more rapidly there than in the natural ________ environment.
Show caveCaveKarst topographyCaving

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