What happens when lightning strikes sand?


When lightning strikes sand, a gray lump will typically be left over. The appearance is similar to concrete being left over.
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A. Fulgurite. forms. It is like a frozen lightning strike made out of glass. If you find one in the desert, you can get a lot of money for it on Ebay.
Physics question: What happens when lightning strikes sand? the
the lightning heats up the sand causing the silica in the sand to melt causing natural glass these are called "fulgurites". and yes, this is awesome. http://en.wikipedia.org
Lightning occurs when an electrical discharge of positively charged particles in one area meets with oppositely charged (negative) particles in another area. The light you see actually
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