Soil Composition

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Soil Composition

Interesting facts...Kaolin is a white clay that is used to make porcelain and china.Rocks and soil form land area.layers of soil often be seen in sedimentary rock.Quartz will turn into sand after a short period of time.Weathering breaks down the rock.

Types of Soil:There are four types of soil clay,silt,sand and loam.

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Properties of Soil:Some people have different soil like the color teaxture,structure,and chemical.That are the properties of soil.

Soil is a mixture ofair,water particles decayed plants or animals.

Formation of Soil:Weathering breaks downs rocks smaller rockes break then it forms in layers.

Soil is influenced by animal,weather,plants and fire.

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