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Yes. Lightning is a source of high voltage, high energy electrical impulse which can start fires, destroy rock, kill people and yes, even melt sand.

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What is the simple subject in the sentence A bolt of lightning can melt sand?

The subject is bolt.Of lightning is a prepositional phrase that supplements the subject, can melt is the verb, and sand is the direct object.


What happens when lightning strikes sand?

the lightning heats up the sand causing the silica in the sand to melt causing natural glassthese are called "fulgurites". and yes, this is awesome.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulgurite____________What happens in the above answer occurs when HEAT strikes sand, not lightning (although lightning has extreme heat, this is not the correct answer). Sand is considered "ground" if you are touching sand during a thunderstorm you are grounded.(: Hey!!


Is lightning attracted to sand blasting dust?

No, lightning is not attracted to sand blasting dust.


How fast can sand melt ice?

Sand in and of itself does nothing to melt ice. Sand is applied to icy roads not to melt the ice but to provide better traction.


What is the rock name for sand hit by lightning?

Sand that has been melted by lightning is called fulgurite.


How do you get glass?

you melt sand


Is lightning attracted to sand?

No !


How do you make glass in the sandbox?

Melt it. Sand is highly variable in its composition but most will melt between 500 and 1000C, with the individual grains fusing together into glass. Fulgurites are a type of natural glass formed by lightning strikes on sand. Obsidian is another natural glass produced by volcanoes.


What does lightning do to sand?

It would create glass considering the heat of the lightning and that sand turns to glass when hot enough.


What happens if you melt sand?

You get glass


Can sand be liquid?

No. Sand consists of solid particles. You can melt it, but at that point it is no longer sand.


What actors and actresses appeared in Sand and Lightning - 1986?

The cast of Sand and Lightning - 1986 includes: Michael Tobias as Host


How can you melt sand?

You can melt any solid but the sand will melt at different temperatures depending on whats in it. Melting sand is the basic starting point for creating glass. Gas burners are used to get it over 1000 degrees.


What melt ice faster salt or sand?

Salt will melt ice faster.


What happens when lightning strikes the ground?

If lightning strikes sand, glass is formed.


Can lightening make glass?

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


Why does sand turn to glass when struck by lightning?

Because the lightning strike is so hot it melts the sand and cools and turns into glass


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Sand Burial Giant Sand Burial Sand Tsunami Sand Lightning Rod


What is a tube of sand formed by lightning?

Fulgarite


What makes ice melt faster?

salt, pepper, sugar, and sand makes ice melt faster but sand salt sugar and pepper melts ice faster than sand


At what temperature does sand melt?

1500 degrees Celsius


Why does sand melt ice faster than salt?

It does not.


What melt ice faster with salt or sand?

Salt


What happens when you melt a metamorphic rock?

it turns into sand


What is melted sand from a lightning strike called?

== == Fulgurites.