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1. Sand
* Substrate particles 0.062 to 2 mm in diameter. * Granular soil or detritus coarse than silt and finer than gravel, ranging in diameter from 0.002 to 0.2 inch.

2. Sand
Particles in siliciclastic sediment that range in size from 0.0625 millimeters (very fine-grained sand) to 2.0 millimeters (very coarse-grained sand), according to the Udden-Wentworth scale . In field geology, to tell the difference between fine-grained sand and coarse silt , the particle in a rock is "sand" if it can be clearly seen with the naked eye.

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