- Formation of interstices, caverns caves and other karst forms produced by solution in water from thermal springs and ore-bearing solutions .Synonyms: (French.) karst minier; (German.) Zwischenräume, Kavernen, Höhlen im Karst, gebildet durch Thermalwässer oder erzhaltige Lösungen; (Greek.) thermometallikon karst; (Italian.) carsismo per dissoluzione idrotermale; (Russian.) rudnij karst; (Spanish.) karst termomineral; (Turkish.) cevher karst2; (Yugoslavian.) rudni krs \# ( kras).
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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