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(Science: geology) A deposit more or less resembling an inverted stalactite, formed by calcareous water dropping on the floors of caverns; hence, a similar deposit of other material.

Origin: Gr. That which drops, a drop, fr. To drop; cf. F. Stalagmite.

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Re: Borax Crystals

... formation is essentially the same, whether you're talking about borax crystals in a classroom, or mineral crystallization in molten rock, or stalagmite/stalagtite formation in caves, or protein crystallization in the laboratory. There are three steps. Step one is to make a "saturated" ...

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