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Fulgurite (07)

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FULGU107
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    Fulgurite

    Posted by Licia Stroub on Feb 18th 2020

    This is a beautiful specimen of Fulgurite. What amazed me the most is that as with all the amazing crystals and stones I acquire it was made for me. If fits quite nicely in the hand like I held it before. Getting ready to experiment with its mystical properties. Quite happy with my purchase.

Description

Fulgurites (from the Latin fulgur, meaning "thunderbolt”). They are natural hollow glass tubes often formed during lightning strikes, in quartzose sand, silica, or soil. Sometimes they are referred to as petrified lightning.Fulgurites are formed when lightning with a temperature of at least 1,800 °C (3,270 °F) melts silica on a conductive surface and fuses mineral grains together; the fulgurite tube is the cooled product. This process occurs over a timespan of around one second.
This Fulgurite was collected in the Sahara desert in Algeria, it is in great condition featuring lots of detail.

Dimensions: 4 3/4" L x 7/8" W

Provenance: Sahara desert, Algeria

Type: Actual specimen-one only

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