Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Based on "A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special to Environmental Karst Hydrology" EPA/600/R-02/003, 2002, EPA: Washington, DC., Speleogenesis Glossary includes 2699 cave & karst terms
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.) camur dikiti. Related to stalagmite.