Fulgurite



[fuhl-gyuh-rahyt] /ˈfʌl gyəˌraɪt/

noun
1.
a tubelike formation in sand or rock, caused by lightning.
/ˈfʌlɡjʊˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a tube of glassy mineral matter found in sand and rock, formed by the action of lightning
fulgurite
(fl’gyə-rīt’, -gə-)
A slender, usually tubular body of glassy rock produced by lightning striking and then fusing dry sandy soil.

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