- 1. Stalagmitic column made of mud or clay with about 30% calcium carbonate cement. There may be some coarse noncalcareous detritus in the core of such a column .2. Stalagmite composed principally of clay or sandy clay and commonly less than 30% calcium carbonate .Synonyms: (French.) stalagmite d’argile; (German.) Stalagmit aus Tonschlamm; (Greek.) pilostagmitis; (Italian.) stalagmite di fango; (Spanish.) ostalagmita de barro; (Turkish.) çamur dikiti.Related to stalagmite.
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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