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Part of speech: Noun, Thing

All the grains of  sand on the seashore.

Soil is the loose surface material of the earth in which plants,  trees, and scrubs grow. Soil consists of disintegrated rock with a mixture of organic material and soluble salts. - 578
  Key words: Beach, Mineral, Mining, Sand, Sands, Sandy, Soil  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is a mineral?
  Answer: A mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic substance. - 253

Question: Where do minerals come from?
  Answer: Most minerals are obtained by mining the ground or extracted from  water. - 254

Question: What are nutritional minerals?
  Answer: Nutritional minerals are inorganic elements that are essential to the nutrition of humans, animals, and plants. These minerals are normally obtained by eating natural foods. Examples of nutritional minerals are: calcium, iron, magnesium,  zinc, potassium, and sodium. - 255

Question: What is  Sand?
  Answer:  Sand is small loose gritty rounded grains of quartz rock, or other sedimentary minerals and disintegrated rock. - 125

Question: How big is a grain of  sand?
  Answer: The diameter of the  sand grain particles ranges from 0.06 to 2 millimeters. - 130

Question: What is smaller then a grain of  sand?
  Answer: If the  sand particles are too small it is considered silt or dust. - 131

Question: What is larger then a grain of  sand?
  Answer: If the  sand particles are too big they are pebbles or small stones. - 132

Question: Where is  sand most frequently found?
  Answer:  Sand is frequently found on the beach or in deserts. - 129

Question: How big is a grain of  sand?
  Answer: The diameter of the  sand grain particles ranges from 0.06 to 2 millimeters. - 126

Question: What is smaller then a grain of  sand?
  Answer: If the  sand particles are too small it is considered silt or dust. - 127

Question: What is larger then a grain of  sand?
  Answer: If the  sand particles are too big they are pebbles or small stones. - 128

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Web Minerals
 Web Minerals

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The mineral and gemstone kingdom
 The mineral and gemstone kingdom

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USGS Mineral Resources
 USGS Mineral Resources

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Mineralogy database and Mineral collecting
 Mineralogy database and Mineral collecting

 Mineralogy database with information on minerals from around the world and thousands of photos. - 644
National Industrial Sand Association (NISA)
 National Industrial Sand Association (NISA)

 Industrial sand information and services. - 832

  Words of Wisdom  

That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the  stars of the  heaven, and as the  sand which is upon the  sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;
And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.   Genesis 22:17, 18 

And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the  sand of the  sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.   Genesis 32:12 

And Joseph gathered  corn as the  sand of the  sea, very much, until he left numbering; for it was without number.   Genesis 41:49 

And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the  sand.   Exodus 2:12 

They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the  seas, and of treasures hid in the  sand.   Deuteronomy 33:19 

And they went out, they and all their hosts with them, much people, even as the  sand that is upon the  sea shore in multitude, with  horses and chariots very many.   Joshua 11:4 

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their  camels were without number, as the  sand by the  sea side for multitude.   Judges 7:12 

And the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots, and six thousand horsemen, and people as the  sand which is on the  sea shore in multitude: and they came up, and pitched in Michmash, eastward from Bethaven.   1 Samuel 13:5 

Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the  sand that is by the  sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person.   2 Samuel 17:11 

Judah and Israel were many, as the  sand which is by the  sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and making merry.   1 Kings 4:20 

And  God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of  heart, even as the  sand that is on the  sea shore.   1 Kings 4:29 

For now it would be heavier than the  sand of the  sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.   Job 6:3 

Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the  sand.   Job 29:18 

He rained  flesh also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the  sand of the  sea:
And he let it fall in the midst of their camp, round about their habitations.   Psalm 78:27, 28 

If I should count them, they are more in number than the  sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.   Psalm 139:18 

A stone is heavy, and the  sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.   Proverbs 27:3 

For though thy people Israel be as the  sand of the  sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.   Isaiah 10:22 

Thy seed also had been as the  sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof; his name should not have been cut off nor destroyed from before me.   Isaiah 48:19 

Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the  sand for the bound of the  sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?
But this people hath a revolting and a rebellious  heart; they are revolted and gone.   Jeremiah 5:22, 23 

Their widows are increased to me above the  sand of the  seas: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young men a spoiler at noonday: I have caused him to fall upon it suddenly, and terrors upon the city.   Jeremiah 15:8 

As the host of  heaven cannot be numbered, neither the  sand of the  sea measured: so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.   Jeremiah 33:22 

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the  sand of the  sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living  God.   Hosea 1:10 

They shall come all for  violence: their faces shall sup up as the east wind, and they shall gather the captivity as the  sand.   Habakkuk 1:9 

And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the  sand:
And the  rain descended, and the  floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.   Matthew 7:26, 27 

Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the  sand of the  sea, a remnant shall be saved:
For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.   Romans 9:27, 28 

Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the  stars of the  sky in multitude, and as the  sand which is by the  sea shore innumerable.   Hebrews 11:12 

And I stood upon the  sand of the  sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the  sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.   Revelation 13:1 

And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog, and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the  sand of the  sea.   Revelation 20:8 

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