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Like many other caves, the network of the Aguzou unites almost all the speleothems known as "classical" to be found in the karstic subterranean environment.

The main crystalline forms are stalactites, stalagmites, soda straws, draperies, shields (calcite disks), columns, dripstones and rimstones. The mineral from which they are formed is calcite.

Although common, these speleothems are very beautiful due to their mineral purity, their gradation of colour, and indeed their spectacular dimensions.

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