There exist up to 70,000 types of formations in caverns all over the world; in this cavern we can find from 8 to 10 of them. The most common types are the stalactites, stalagmites, and stalagnates.
components of these formations are the calcium carbonate
and mineral salts contained in the filtered water; when a
drop gets suspended in the rock it left residual
carbonates and salts, that are solidified in contact with
the oxygen. The average of formation is about 200 years
per cubic centimeter.
The stalactite is formed from the roof to the ground; the stalagmite is formed from the ground to the roof; when a stalactite is fusioned with a stalagmite forms a column or stalagnate.
|Now we observe the number of extraordinary figures formed over thousands of years.|