Stalagmites and Stalactites

Where are stalagmites found?

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in limestone caves

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Where are stalactites and stalagmites found?

Stalactites and stalagmites are found in limestone caves. Stalactites hang from the ceiling, and stalagmites come up from the ground.

What are three formations that can be found in caves?

StalagmitesFlow stoneandTiered stalagmites.

Where were the first stalagmites and stalactites found?

In a Cave

Where in this world are stalagmites and stalactites found?

in france the buggest staligmite on record is found .

Can precipitate calcite be found in caves?

Stalactites and stalagmites are precipitated calcite.

What are formations found on the floors cave?

The formations are called stalactites and stalagmites.

What type of speleotherms found in limestone caves grow upward from the floor?


Where is the precipitate calcite commonly found to create formations in the ground?

Stalactites and stalagmites in caves.

What is a type of rock where stalactites and stalagmites are found?

They usually grow from limestone. Mostly in caves.

Which way do stalagmites grow?

Stalagmites grow up.

What is the term for a cone shaped feature on the floor of a cave that is found by slow dripping water?


Is stalagmites a physical or chemical change?

Stalagmites are a physical change.

Where can you find stalactites and stalagmites other than caves?

More often stalactites than stalagmites, but they can sometimes be found under arches such as railway bridges built of limestone masonry and/or lime mortar, and exposed to the weather.

Where is precipitate calcite commonly found to create interesting formations in the ground?

Stalactites and stalagmites in caves.caves

What do stalactites and stalagmites join to form?

When stalactites and stalagmites join it is called a column

What direction would the stalactites and stalagmites be in?

The stalactites hang from the ceiling, and the stalagmites are on the ground.

Stalactites and stalagmites are examples of?

stalagmites & stalactites are examples of a chemical sedimentary rock

Where are stalagmites formed?

Stalagmites are formed on the floor or ground of the cave and are spikes facing upward.

What is the scientific name for stalagmites?

Stalagmites (along with stalactites and flowstones) are known scientifically as SPELEOTHEMS.

Are there different kinds of stalactites and stalagmites?

yes but there are not called stalagmites and stalactites there are called speleothems

How do you put stalagmite in a sentence?

I saw stalagmites they were ugly but then i saw you and i rather liked the stalagmites

Can rocks grow like stalactites and stalagmites?

Stalactites and stalagmites are classified as precipitates, a type of chemical sedimentary rock. Yes, rocks can grow like stalactites and stalagmites.

Do stalagmites hang up or down?

Stalagmites grow from the floor, stalagtites hang from the ceiling. I remember this by thinking stalagmites "might reach the ceiling" and stalactites are "tightly held"

What are stalactites and stalagmites and why are they produced?

Stalactites and stalagmites are corresponding rock formations , stalactites being the ones on the roof of the cave and stalagmites the ones on the cave floor. Why are they formed? They are formed because water leaking into the caves craves out the rocks slowly into stalagmites and stalactites.

How are stalagmites form?

Stalactites and stalagmites are formed by water dripping or flowing from fractures on the ceiling of a cave.