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Travertine Raw


Travertine raw is a terrestrial sedimentary rock. It is a form of limestone. Travertine is made of calcium carbonate. Travertine forms in a hot spring; this property makes it different from other sedimentary stones. Travertine can also form stalactites, stalagmites, and other speleothems. It can also form with siliceous systems that form bryophytes, algae and siliceous sinter.

Macrophytes, cyanobacteria, and other organisms often colonize the surface of travertine. Travertine is consists of Carbon(C), Calcium (Ca), Oxygen (O). Chemically it is CaCO3. Commonly found in cream to white tan color. It can also have brown to yellow color impurity. Sometimes it can have reddish color impurity too. This impurity is result of iron oxides chemical contaminant. Travertine has mud dried layer having high amount of calcium. This stone is result of solidify of mud layer. Generally it forms from geothermal heated supersaturated alkaline waters with partial pressure.

"Travertine" is also known as cavestone, travertine raw is a calcium carbonate rock that makes up stalactites and other cave formations. It is a from of Tufa. Travertine has concentric feature. Calcite and aragonite are the main material of Travertine raw. It has siliceous slinter hobbit. Commonly travertine is solid but sometimes can also have pore spaces and fossils. Travertine is result of between temperature, water chemistry and carbon dioxide levels in the air.