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Extra Large Fulgurite Lightning Sand

Extra Large Fulgurite Lightning Sand
Extra Large Fulgurite Lightning Sand
Item# JPT-190761
Regular price: $385.00
Sale price: $299.95
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

Extra Large Fulgurite Lightning Sand
This is an extra Large Fulgurite Lightning Sand from the Kalahari, South Africa

This is a large WOW specimen with many fantastic visible pebbles and main gray body with prominently visible black tip. This fantastic specimen would do a great job of accentuating any serious geology curio cabinet.

Size: 3 1/4 W X 2 1/4" H X 1 1/2" D, 131 grams

An exceptional museum grade specimen from South Africa!

Fulgurites are all-natural glass sculptures whose shape mimics the path of a lightning bolt as it travels into the ground. The name is derived from the Latin word "fulgur", meaning “thunderbolt.” Often referred to as “petrified lightning,” these naturally hollowed tubes can be made from lightning striking sand, soil, or even bushes and trees to create a variety of fulgurites that can vary in color, shapes and grain sizes. Fulgurites are found in various places around the world. Each lightning cloud to ground bolt can release energy in excess of about 1 billion Joules. Most lightning sand is fragile and is usually found in small pieces.

This is the real stuff of movies and legend.The Lore and Folk History of Lightning Sand: Promotes Good Luck, Hope, Success, Motivation, Serendipity and Creativity.

Ships with detailed information, tag and certificate of authenticity.

Legally collected on private land. Obtained in a materials trade with a geological institution.


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