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Fulgurite

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Fulgurite

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Locality: 
Mauseberge, Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.4 × 1 cm
Description

Fulgurites from northern africa are well known. The here presented one is a historical find from northern germany and for sure a one time chance.

Fulgurite is formed when lightning flashes into sand and melts the sand around the impact site into a glass cast following the shape of the electrical discharge.

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