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Travertine Is A Form Of Limestone Deposited By Mineral Springs , Especially Hot ...

Travertine Is A Form Of Limestone Deposited By Mineral Springs , Especially Hot  ...

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Description: Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs , especially hot springs . Travertine often has a fibrous or concentric appearance and exists in white , tan , and cream colored varieties . It is formed by a process of rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate , often at the mouth of a hot spring . As it surfaces the tavertine swamps all in its path .

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