Fulgurite

Fulgurite (by Shumadra) Fulgurite is formed when lightning strikes dry quartz sand. The temperature from electrical resistance in the ground can get so high that the sand melts (about and.

Lightning meets sand. The result is called fulgurite. Natural creation of art.

lightning strikes sand on the beach Lightning meets sand. The result is called fulgurite. Natural creation of art.

When Lightning Strikes Sand. Fulgurites (Latin, meaning "thunderbolt")  Sometimes referred to as petrified lightning, they are natural hollow glass tubes formed by lightning strikes in quartzose sand, silica, or soil. (Wikipedpia)

When Lightning Strikes Sand

Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.

A fulgurite specimen (lightning strike into sand) from the Grand Erg de Bilma, Niger, 10ins high.

A fulgurite specimen (lightning strike into sand) from the Grand Erg de Bilma, Niger, high.

sand glass made by lightning

Fulgurite: is created when lightning strikes sand.The silica, which makes up the sand, fuses together at this extreme heat. Creating the so-called lightning glass or lightning sand.

Mount Shasta with Green Butte in the foreground, a watercolor now hanging at Scott Valley Bank. The Green Butte summit seen in this painting is a hefty hike from the top of Everitt Memorial Highway. Climbers are rewarded with incredible views and discovery of abundant fulgurites ... glassy tracks in the rocks formed when lightning strikes a rock, melting and fusing the surface.

Kim Solga - Paintings Landscapes Mount Shasta Green Butte Old Ski Bowl California watercolor--beautiful colors & use of white space

Amazing Fulgurite Spherical | Elbaite | Just a Pile of Rocks | Pinterest

Amazing Fulgurite Spherical | Elbaite | Just a Pile of Rocks | Pinterest

Amazing Fulgurite Spherical | Kokichi Mikimoto: The King of Cultured Pearls

Amazing Fulgurite Spherical | Kokichi Mikimoto: The King of Cultured Pearls

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