Only the Strong Survive - Sand

08.18.2022 - By PlanetGeo: The Geology Podcast

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Sand comes from chemical and/or physical weathering of rocks, and is critically important to our society! 

Most sand formation begins in the soil - soil has water to further break down the pieces. And the location where sand is formed plays a really important role in how useful sand is for concrete and ceramics.  Most beach sand and desert sand is too rounded to be used! 

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