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Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs

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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, cream-colored, and even rusty varieties. It is formed by a process of rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate, often at the mouth of a hot spring or in a limestone cave. In the latter, it can form stalactitesstalagmites, and other speleothems. Travertine is frequently used as a building material.