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 What is more permeable sand or clay?

Answer Sand is far and away more permeable than clay. Water poured into sand disappears in moments. Clay layers in the earth can effectively block the penetration of moisture. Big time.
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What is the percentage of sand silt and clay in a sample of soil?

depends on the kind of soil, each kind would have different composition, in fact the kind is defined by the percentage of sand,silt and clay it has.
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What term is usually used to refer to the proportions of sand silt and clay in a sample of soil?

This is called the soil 'texture." There are sandy soils, clay soils, and well-balanced soil (with a mix of sand, clay/silt particles and organic material like compost) is usually referred to as "l... Read More »
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How do i add sand to clay soil?

Amending Clay Soil with SandUse a tiller or spading fork to turn the sand in with the clay soil. Avoid working clay soil while it is sopping wet, as it tends to clump and compact further. Use coars... Read More »
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What is the name of a greenish-blue iron-rich variety of mineral clay found in marine sand?

Glauconite is the name of a greenish-blue iron-rich mineral found in marine and green sand, according to the "Journal of the Mineralogical Society of America." While not all glauconite is clay, the... Read More »
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