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Minerals create the fundamental unit of soil architecture and are always soil-specific. Whether developed on sandy sediment, gravelly greywacke or porous pumice, the soil parent material and the environment in which a soil formed define its mineralogical composition.
You don’t have to be a soil scientist to get to know some of the essential characteristics of your own backyard soil. Anyone can get their hands dirty. With a few simple tests you can find out some interesting facts about your own soil.