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Fulgurite

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About FulguriteHide

Natural silica-rich glass formed by lightning striking and melting sands or bare rock (colour is therefore variable, depending on the chemical composition of these sands and rocks.)

They form hollow tubes that are often irregular and branched.

Originally described from Senne plateau, Gütersloh, Eastern Westphalia, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


Classification of FulguriteHide

Mineralogy of FulguriteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:

Synonyms of FulguriteHide

Other Language Names for FulguriteHide

Norwegian (Bokmål):Fulguritt

References for FulguriteHide

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Fettes (et al.), Metamorphic Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms (2007) Cambridge University Press

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