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  • Sand consists of smaller sediment particles compared to pebbles, with individual grains usually ranging from 0.0625 to 2 millimeters in diameter.
  • Sand particles can have various shapes, including angular, rounded, and well-sorted grains.
  • Sand is often formed by the weathering and erosion of larger rocks and minerals.
  • It is widely found in coastal environments, deserts, riverbanks, and other areas where sediment transport and deposition occur.
  • Sand is used in construction, concrete production, glass manufacturing, and as a filtration medium due to its porosity.