Location: New Jersey
Date: Summer 2013
Lava seems to always be orange or yellow, but can it be so hot that it is white hot or blue hot?
Thanks for the question. Yes, lava can be white hot (or blue hot), but it cools down when exposed to air. The white (or blue) indicates a much higher temperature than orange or yellow.
I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have more questions.
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