lavacicles - lava stalactites

Lavacicles (lava stalactites) in a lava tube cave in the Lava Beds National Monument (California).­

Lavacicles look like melted chocolate!

Some white carbonate deposits (speleothems) was also formed when water dripped from the lavacicles formations.­

For more info about Lavacycles, read: en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Stalactite#Lava_­stalactites.

For more info about this place, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Lava_­Beds_­National_­Monument.

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Lava beds and geothermal features in the Pacific North-West.­