Winans Lake fulgurite, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° 32' 25'' North , 83° 57' 0'' West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
The fulgurite is characteristic of containing large metallic spheroids that are closely associated with a charred tree root(s). Zircon is decomposed to ZrO2, which suggests temperatures above 1950 K.
12 valid minerals.
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