Where does white sand come from?

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  • 7 years ago
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    Beach sand with a white hue usually comes from eroded coral. White Sands, New Mexico is famous for the white sand which originates from gypsum deposits from an ancient sea.

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    From erosion of rocks with mainly white or transparent minerals.

    This is commonly quartz (silicon dioxide), but the whitest sand is in some places it's calcite (calcium carbonate), as in the beaches on coral atolls.

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  • 3 years ago

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  • 7 years ago

    Certain kinds of rocks breaking down.

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