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Klimchouk, Alexander
White, William B.; Culver, David C.
Gypsum caves
Encyclopedia of Caves
Chennai
2012
364
373

After limestone, the second most common rock in which solution caves develop is gypsum. Gypsum rocks support karst in a variety of geological settings and host some of the longest caves in the world. This article describes particular features of caves and their origin in gypsum rocks, and relates these to different types of karst.

gypsum; syngenetic karst; interstratal karst; hypogenetic karst
978-0-12-383832-2
Klimchouk, Alexander, 2012, Gypsum caves , 364 - 373 www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123838322000517, PDF