These caves are named for gold prospector Walter J. Mercer who discovered them in 1885. According to Wikipedia, "The caverns have a large number of speleothems, stalactites, and stalagmites. Under the limestone calcite are a range of aragonite minerals that are pure CaCO3."
Posted by Greg Heil on March 12, 2012
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