It's in the sand

Mitchell, Clive ORCID: 2016 It's in the sand. [Lecture] In: Lyme Regis Fossil Festival, Lyme Regis, Dorset, 29 April - 1 May 2016. (Unpublished)

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Sand is sand isn’t it? Sand gets everywhere but rather than a nuisance it is a valuable, high-purity raw material. Clive Mitchell, Industrial Minerals Specialist at the British Geological Survey (BGS), talks us through what sand is, what it can be used for and how to find it. His exploration of sand takes us from the deserts of Arabia to the damp sand pits of Mansfield!

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Lecture)
Additional Keywords: silica; sand; industrial mineral; fracking; glass; frac sand
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 15 Jul 2016 09:11 +0 (UTC)

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