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Eolian sand from Gobi Desert, Mongolia. When the winds blows as a particular speed, the grains sing.

Heavy mineral sand from France

Sand is made of minerals, rock fragments and biogenic grains.

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Volcanic sand from Luciole Beach, Martinique — the grains are so tiny!

Immature sand from Nunavut, California.

Illustrated overview and examples of sand types.

The Virtual Sandbox - Museum of World Sands - Welcome to the Museum - Sedir Adasi (Cleopatra Island),  Mulga,  Turkey.  Contains Ooids.  Sample courtesy of Greet Kettenis

The Virtual Sandbox - Museum of World Sands - Welcome to the Museum - Sedir Adasi (Cleopatra Island), Mulga, Turkey. Contains Ooids. Sample courtesy of Greet Kettenis

Soil is an interesting thing, It is never the same! It can very from yard to yard even. Soil is the composition of sand, silt, and clay that is the universal growing medium for all plants. However soil is not complete without the fourth ingredient, and the one that makes soil growable - Organic matter. The nutrients in organic matter can help to aid plant growth, and even assist in building a healthy ecosystem within the soil.                   Below is the top 5 soil amendments that every…

5 Great Organic Soil Amendments For The Home Gardener

Show this to your friends when they're trying to make you schlep to a broiling hellscape wasteland this summer.

Magnesite sand from Lake Salda, Turkey.

Sand grains are either mineral particles, rock fragments or biogenic in origin.

Pyrite sand from Paphos, Cyprus. #arenophile

Pyrite sand from Paphos, Cyprus.

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