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Old 12-31-2003, 02:01 PM   #11
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On playsand: I hear it's basically just washed silica sand and adds no buffering capacity. Can anyone verify?
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Old 12-31-2003, 02:22 PM   #12
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I hear it's basically just washed silica sand and adds no buffering capacity.
Some are silica and some are aragonite. The best way to test is pour a bit of white vinegar into a bowl with some of the sand. If it fizz's, the sand will be aragonite which is much more desirable than silica.

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