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Sand from Papakōlea Beach

Sand from Papakōlea Beach

Near South Point, the big island, Hawai'i. The green grains are olivine, the black are basalt,...

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Uploaded on Oct 23, 2010  |  Map

3,771 views / 10 favorites / 10 comments

 
Sand from Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, Hawai'i

Sand from Punalu'u Black Sand Beach, Hawai'i

Very glossy black sand, possibly obsidian or polished basalt.

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Uploaded on Jan 2, 2011  |  Map

3,178 views / 4 favorites / 5 comments

 
Sand from Hapuna Beach, Hawai'i

Sand from Hapuna Beach, Hawai'i

Sand from a nice public beach north of Kona. From a distance, the beach looks very uniform in...

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Uploaded on Jan 2, 2011  |  Map

4,861 views / 7 favorites

 
White Rock Ant Sand

White Rock Ant Sand

This is ant sand collected from a city park near my house. It has a high concentration of what is either quartz or polished glass.

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Uploaded on Jan 2, 2011  |  Map

1,913 views / 1 favorite

 
Garnet Ant Sand

Garnet Ant Sand

This is ant sand from a site near Taos, New Mexico. It has a remarkably high concentration of...

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Uploaded on Jan 2, 2011  |  Map

2,434 views / 6 favorites / 4 comments

 
Garnets

Garnets

These garnets were extracted from ant sand. Garnet is paramagnetic and can be separated from its...

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Uploaded on Jan 2, 2011

3,393 views / 15 favorites / 2 comments

 
Stream Sand From the Shira Plateau, Kilimanjaro

Stream Sand From the Shira Plateau, Kilimanjaro

This sand came from a dry stream bed on the Shira Plateau, west of the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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Uploaded on Jan 2, 2011  |  Map

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Ant Sand from Shark Tooth Ridge

Ant Sand from Shark Tooth Ridge

Shark Tooth Ridge in central New Mexico is an outcrop of the Morrison Formation, which holds a...

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Uploaded on Jan 2, 2011  |  Map

8,386 views / 11 favorites / 2 comments

 
Sand From a Glacial Runoff on Kilimanjaro

Sand From a Glacial Runoff on Kilimanjaro

There is a large runoff from the northern icefield on Kilimanjaro that runs down the valley...

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Uploaded on Jan 3, 2011  |  Map

1,839 views / 3 favorites

 
Sand From Reusch Crater, Kilimanjaro

Sand From Reusch Crater, Kilimanjaro

I picked this sand up next to an active sulphur vent on the inner slope of the central crater...

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Uploaded on Jan 3, 2011  |  Map

1,730 views / 1 comment

 
Sand From Kichanga Lodge Beach, Zanzibar

Sand From Kichanga Lodge Beach, Zanzibar

Whitest, softest sand I've ever had the pleasure of working my toes into. It's almost all bits...

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Uploaded on Jan 3, 2011  |  Map

3,516 views / 2 favorites

 
Coral Sand Dunes, Utah

Coral Sand Dunes, Utah

Imagine dunes filled with this pure orange sand. That one dark grain makes me think of something...

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Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011

3,911 views / 8 favorites / 8 comments

 
Ant Sand from the Bisti Wilderness, New Mexico

Ant Sand from the Bisti Wilderness, New Mexico

The "grains" are oddly large and flat. The bright orange pieces are...

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Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011

2,184 views / 2 favorites

 
Shipwreck Beach, Lana'i, Hawai'i

Shipwreck Beach, Lana'i, Hawai'i

AKA Kaiolowia Beach

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Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011

2,390 views / 4 favorites

 
A Random Beach Along Hwy 450 East on Molokai, Hawai'i

A Random Beach Along Hwy 450 East on Molokai, Hawai'i

I love that purple grain in the lower-right.

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Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011  |  Map

2,250 views / 2 favorites / 1 comment

 
Cardiff By The Sea State Park, San Diego, California

Cardiff By The Sea State Park, San Diego, California

Super-fine grains in this one.

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Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011

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Smith Point, Long Island, New York

Smith Point, Long Island, New York

Lots of garnet here.

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Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011

2,502 views / 2 favorites

 
Orient Point, Long Island, New York

Orient Point, Long Island, New York

Another good garnet sand. From a distance, these sands look pink or purple, which gets high marks in my book.

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Uploaded on Jan 7, 2011

2,712 views / 6 favorites

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