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Stalactite

A mineral deposit (speleothem) which hangs downwards from a roof or wall of a cave. See stalagmite.

Stalactite in Carlsbad Caverns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stalactites form a stunning display at Doll's Theater in Carlsbad Caverns NP in New Mexico.