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Answered 2009-06-27 17:30:09

Yes, if lightning strikes sand (as on a beach), the intense heat of the lightning strike can fuse the sand into glass.

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At its worst, the temperature can reach 54,000°F (30,000°C), fuse soil, and melt sand into glass. In addition, a lightening bolt can produce a Billion volts & 100,000 amps. At its worst, the temperature can reach 54,000°F (30,000°C), fuse soil, and melt sand into glass. In addition, a lightening bolt can produce a Billion volts & 100,000 amps.


If it hits just right - yes, it can. It forms a tube called a fulgorite.


It i strue although the glass produced is called fulgurite. See page on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulgurite


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Because getting struck by lightening itself if highly unlikely, the likelihood that being struck by lightening and the lightening causing death is unlikely. Lightening can cause death however, but since getting struck by lightening is unlikely, yah.


Yes it is. It's basic ingredient is sand. It take a long time but wind borne dirt and dust or water current wears glass back down to sand crystals. Lightening strikes on beaches or deserts can create natural glass.


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