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Fulgurites and Tektites

Fugurites are glassy samples fromed when lightning strikes the surface of a terrestrial planet like the Earth.

The photo to the left is representative of this mineral group; however, it is not the same sample on which spectra listed below were measured.

Country rock A, Starke Florida
Country rock NMNH 52093, Mount Ararat
Country rock, Algeria E
Country rock, Black Rock Utah
Country rock, Pecos Plains Texas
Country rock, Sahara Desert
Country rock, Sugarland Texas
Fulgurite #2 glass, Pecos Plains Texas
Fulgurite #2 max glass, Connecticut
Fulgurite 8, Connecticut
Fulgurite basalt, Oregon
Fulgurite glass A, Starke Florida
Fulgurite glass MF1, Monahans Texas
Fulgurite glass MF2, Monahans Texas
Fulgurite glass sample 7, Connecticut
Fulgurite glass, Algeria E
Fulgurite glass, Black Rock Utah
Fulgurite glass, Egypt
Fulgurite glass, Oregon
Fulgurite glass, Sahara Desert
Fulgurite glass, Sugarland Texas
Fulgurite glass, West Virginia
Fulgurite metal from tube with rock sample 7, Connecticut
Fulgurite NMNH 52093, Mount Ararat
Fulgurite rock chip from tube with rock sample 7, Connecticut
Fulgurite Sample #1, max glass, Connecticut
Fulgurite sample 1 metal, Connecticut
Fulgurite sample 2 metal, Connecticut
Fulgurite sample 6 metal, Connecticut
Fulgurite sand MS1, Monahans Texas
Fulgurite sand MS2, Monahans Texas
Fulgurite sandstone, West Virginia
Trinitite glass
Trinity sand #1
Trinity sand #2
T-1 Fulgurite, T. Nottke
T-2 Tektite, T. Nottke
T-3 Tektite, T. Nottke
T-5 Darwin glass, T. Nottke
T-8 Tektite-Dalat, T. Nottke
T-9 Moldavite, T. Nottke
T-10 Moldavite, T. Nottke
T-11 Moldavite - 4 various, T. Nottke
T-12 Chinite - various, T. Nottke
T-13 Chinite, T. Nottke

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