Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.
(solar-storm-fueled auroras)---- "Eagle Lights"---The central light ribbon in this image resembles the head and beak of a bird, flanked by a radiant wingspan. The photo was taken in Grøtfjord, close to Tromsø in northern Norway.
The Old Fire crossed Highway 18 near Lake Arrowhead, California on 28 October 2003 before racing into the community of Cedar Glen as a crown fire and destroying most of the homes there. photo source: Firestorm from NationalGeographic