is a geological term for small pieces of solidified lava
drops formed when airborne particles of molten material fuse into tearlike drops of volcanic glass
. Pele’s tears are jet black in color and are often found on one end of a strand of Pele's hair
. Pele's tears is primarily a scientific term used by volcanologists
Pele's tears, like Pele's hair, is named after Pele the Hawaiian fire goddess of volcanoes.