Fulgurites- Petrified Lightning

Note: Pictures of fulgurites are available at Geology In.  See the link at the bottom of this page. Fulgurites (from the Latin fulgur meaning thunderbolt) are a variety of the mineraloid lechatelierite. They are natural hollow glass tubes formed inquartzose sand, silica, or soil by lightning strikes. They are formed when lightning with a temperature [...]

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