bank sand

bank sand

[′baŋk ‚sand]
(geology)
Deposits occurring in banks or pits and containing a low percentage of clay; used in core making.

bank sand

Compared to lake sand, a sand having sharp edges so that when used in plastering it results in a better bond and greater plaster strength.
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High purity silica sand can be replaced with other aggregates such as lake or bank sand, zircon, chromite, olivine, fused silica or manmade materials.
The planned wind farm will be located approximately 60 km from the Belgium coast, to the North of the Bligh Bank sand bank.
This joint exploration programme includes FX Energy's 10,000 acre field in the Southwest Cut Bank Sand Unit.
Since the global financial crisis began, Brussels has approved 39 national schemes to recapitalise bank sand guarantee lending.
The Dogger Bank sand hills were once a land bridge between modern day Denmark and England.
5 BANK Sand credit card companies are not ivory towers or faultless.
Ordinary bank sand cannot be used without screening, washing to remove organic matter, and grading to the correct size (and unless it is free from carbonate hardness).
FX ENERGY successfully completed a significant production enhancement project in our largest oil field, the Southwest Cut Bank Sand Unit in northern Montana.
A small quantity of finer bank sand (70 AFS GFN) is added to the system to increase the amount of fines (particularly 140 mesh).
Dressed in their red Acklam Grange School uniforms, around 50 children took bouquets of flowers in memory of Mason Douglass to his home on Bank Sands in Acklam, Middlesbrough.
So many ships were wrecked on Mockbeggar bank sands, clearly Liverpool would not have become such a big port without it.