Silica Sand is quartz that over time, through the work of water and wind, has been broken down into tiny granules.
Commercial Silica Sand is widely used as a proppant by companies involved in oil and natural gas recovery in conventional and unconventional resource plays. The resource is also used in industrial processing to make everyday items such as glass, construction materials, personal care products, electronics, and even renewable materials.
Industrial sand is a term normally applied to high purity silica sand products with closely controlled sizing. It is a more precise product than common concrete and asphalt gravels.
Silicon dioxide. Silica Sand is a natural mineral deposit, best quality washed and graded sand with high purity of silica content. It exhibits high silica content, lower volatility, customized sieve size and absence of clay. Available in light brown, glassy white, and white shades. Available grades are Silica Quartz Grit and Snow White Powder in 300 and 500 mesh. Used in paints.