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A fulgorite, a knobbly, uneven rod of fused sand may form when lightning strikes sand.

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IF the beach is made of dry sand, then the lightening makes a "fulgerite".


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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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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it can be formed due to chemical weathering which forms sand it can be formed due to chemical weathering which forms sand


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