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Clay, sand, and loam – Soil types

By |2018-04-19T14:45:39+00:00June 20th, 2017|Economy, Geology|

Soil types triangle All dirt is basically made of three different kinds of particles. These are clay, sand, and loam. Clay is very fine, small inorganic particles, worn down from rock. Sand is bigger, coarser particles, also from rock, often quartz or silica. Loam is organic particles (bits of dead plants). Geologists and [...]