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Fulgerite mineral specimens from Algeria, formed from lightening strikes which pieces the desert sands instantly melting and fusing the quartz crystals creating a light weight hollow piece of rock.
Fulgurites are natural hollow glass tubes formed in quartz rich sand, or silica by lightning strikes.They are formed when lightning strikes the sands surface and penetrates underground, instantaneously melting and fusing the numerous quartz crystals or silica and when they cool, they are a single solid yet hollow piece of fused sand particles. These fulgerite mineral specimens come from Algeria and are approximately 1.5″ in length. They come supplied in a polythene bag with an information label.