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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.

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Essene, E.J., Fisher, D.C. (1986): Lightning Strike Fusion: Extreme Reduction and Metal-Silicate Liquid Immiscibility. Science: 234(4773): 189-193

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