[therion] Re: Mud and sand

Andrew Atkinson andrew at wotcc.org.uk
Fri Sep 17 03:48:42 CEST 2004


>>
>
>>> > We have a problem with that - in one symbol set used in
>
>> Lechuguilla cave
>
>>> > (I am not able to locate it on the WEB now), we have found a RAFT and
>>> > RAFT CONE symbols. We still do not know, for what we should use them...
>>> > Therefore we would like to remove them (I guess, nobody used them until
>>> > now).
>
>>
>> I think these are a type of speleothem - calcite raft floating on water.
>> I'mnot sure about a raft cone, but presumably it is some variation. These
>> are certainly quite rare formations....
>>

I am guessing but are raft cones where a 'raft' has calcited around a stal?

Andrew Atkinson





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