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Hard to believe this pristine beach has tons of iron in the sand ! ! Gold Beach in Oregon had a lot more Iron in the sand 20 ...
Harbor Freight sells a magnetic pick-up and drop tool for under $10 dollars. A dry soda bottle makes a convenient container for holding the iron fillings.
See the Magnet action being performed to separate Iron from Sand ..
Trowel and slide the magnetic head through dry loose sand and let it collect everything it can hold.. Drop the bundle of Sand and Iron on a flat ...
Here I removed 200 g of filings from the bottle, in order to demonstrate the magnetic attraction.
Iron is found in sand all over this world some sites like Gold-Beach Oregon have a lot and some almost non at all.. NASA estimates forty metric tons ...
When Iron filings and Magnets get near each other there is a strong mutual attraction. Here are some Fun suspensions using an old lamp clamp and two magnets ...
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