Daily Archives: May 17, 2016

Green Trinitite or Alamogordo Glass (Shaddack)
This pretty green glass formed as a result of the Trinity Nuclear Test near Alamogordo, New Mexico on July 16, 1945. Although it is radioactive, it is safe to handle and valued by collectors. Chemically, trinitite is mostly fused sand, or silicon dioxide. It is quartz with feldspar and various […]

What Is Trinitite or Alamogordo Glass?