Silica sand is also referred to as quartz sand. It contains 95 percent SIO2 and less than 0.6 percent iron oxide. Usually white or colorless, quartz is also available in a wide array of shades. The color of each sand deposit varies and is highly dependent on the variety of materials and rock detritus forming the resource.
Silica sand offers plenty of advantages and is thus used in applications galore.
Applications and uses of silica sand