Fulgurites: With the look and shape of lightning bolts

Deborah Painter (USA) If the characteristics referred to in the title were their only quality, fulgurites would be fascinating. However, they have other unusual qualities that make them even more amazing. For example, some hold ancient air within that can offer a window into palaeo-environments. Fulgurites are natural tubes or,…

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  1. I have long wondered if it would be possible to produce a small quantity of Aluminum from mixing some ground charcoal and bauxite and placing it where lightning is likely. That is, could the ancients have theoretically produced small amounts of Aluminum?

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