About Sand and Silt

By:Gage Guerra

How Silt is created

Silt is created from Quartz and Feldspar.Silt is formed through a number of physical processes that split the general sand sized quartz crystals.


Where Silt is found

Silt is found in river estuaries because the particles are washed down through down streams and get deposited when water flows slowly.


How sand is formed

Sand is formed by tiny remains so rock.Over time the rocks break down into small particles that get picked up by wind,or water.


About Sand

The most common ingredient in sand is silica.When sand gets deposited and when it piles up high enough it becomes a sand dune.