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North America

  sand from Casova Beach, FL   Sample: 001
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Casova Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 26 AUG 2001
  sand from Baja California, Mexico   Sample: 002
Continent: North America
Country: Mexico
Location: Baja California
Origin: beach
Notes: collected JUN 1985
  sand from Hollywood Beach, CA   Sample: 003
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Hollywood Beach, Oxnard, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 10 DEC 2003
  sand from Emerald Creek, ID   Sample: 004
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Emerald Creek, ID
Origin: industrial
Notes: garnet sand, collected Summer 2003
  sand from Death Valley, CA   Sample: 005
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Death Valley, CA
Origin: desert
Notes: collected Summer 2003
  sand from Nedelec, Quebec   Sample: 006
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Location: Nedelec, Quebec
Origin: industrial
Notes: granite sand; collected APR 2004
  sand from Les Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec   Sample: 007
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Location: Les Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec
Origin: beach
Notes: collected Summer 2004
  sand from Honokalani Black Sand Beach, Hana, Maui, HI   Sample: 008
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Honokalani Black Sand Beach, Hana, Maui, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: collected JUN 2001
  red dirt from Washington, UT   Sample: 009
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Washington, UT
Origin: mountains
Notes: red dirt, collected 16 FEB 2001
  sand from Starke, FL   Sample: 010
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Starke, FL
Origin: industrial
Notes: zircon sand; fluorescent
  sand from Tortola, BVI   Sample: 012
Continent: North America
Country: UK territory
Location: Tortola, BVI
Origin: beach
Notes: collected Summer 2004
  sand from Bermuda south shore   Sample: 013
Continent: North America
Country: UK territory
Location: Bermuda south shore
Origin: beach
Notes: pink sand; collected 2004
  sand from Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda   Sample: 014
Continent: North America
Country: UK territory
Location: Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda
Origin: beach
Notes: pink sand; collected OCT 2004
  sand from Nokomis, FL   Sample: 016
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Nokomis, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: sand from shell fragments, collected 2004
  sand from Honoli'i, Big Island, HI   Sample: 017
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Honoli'i Beach, Hilo, Big Island, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: basalt sand
  sand from Honuloa, Maui, HI   Sample: 018
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Honuloa, Maui, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Glass Beach, Kauai, HI   Sample: 019
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Glass Beach, Kauai, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: sea glass sand
  sand from San Diego, CA   Sample: 021
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: San Diego, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Kona, HI   Sample: 023
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Kona, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Puna, HI   Sample: 026
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Puna, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: volcanic sand
  sand from Hana Bay, HI   Sample: 029
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Hana Bay, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: volcanic sand
  sand from Leelanau County, MI   Sample: 030
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Leelanau County, MI
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 2002
  sand from Newport Beach, CA   Sample: 031
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Pacific Beach, WA   Sample: 032
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Pacific Beach, WA
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 2005
  sand from Laguna Beach, CA   Sample: 033
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Laguna Beach, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 12 AUG 2005
  sand from Huntington Beach, CA   Sample: 034
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Maui, HI   Sample: 035
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Maui, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Muskegan Harbor, MI   Sample: 036
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Muskegan Harbor, MI
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 2005
  sand from Siesta Key, FL   Sample: 037
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Siesta Key, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 2005
  sand from Hana, HI   Sample: 038
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Hana, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Belmont Shores, Long Beach, CA   Sample: 039
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Belmont Shores, Long Beach, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: collected SEPT 2005
  sand from Papakolea Beach, Hilo, HI   Sample: 040
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Papakolea Beach, Hilo, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: olivine sand
  sand from Casa Grande, AZ   Sample: 042
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Casa Grande, AZ
Origin: desert
Notes: magnetite sand
  sand from Lake Erie, Erie, PA   Sample: 045
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Lake Erie, Erie, PA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Kansas River, Lawrence, KS   Sample: 047
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Kansas River, Lawrence, KS
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 02 AUG 2002
  sand from Piney Creek, Randolph County, IL   Sample: 048
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Piney Creek, Randolph County, IL
Origin: beach
Notes: collected 13 JUL 2002
  sand from Martha's Vineyard, MA   Sample: 049
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Martha's Vineyard, MA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Horseneck Beach, Westport, MA   Sample: 051
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Horseneck Beach, Westport, MA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Horseneck Beach, Westport, MA   Sample: 052
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Plymouth, MA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Newport, RI   Sample: 053
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Newport, RI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Misquamicut State Beach, RI   Sample: 054
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Misquamicut State Beach, RI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Carolina Beach, Wilmington, NC   Sample: 055
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Carolina Beach, Wilmington, NC
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Ray Copper Mine, AZ   Sample: 056
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Ray Copper Mine, AZ
Origin: desert
Notes: --
  sand from Oak Creek, AZ   Sample: 057
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Oak Creek, AZ
Origin: desert
Notes: --
  sand from Neptune Beach, Neptune City, FL   Sample: 058
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Neptune Beach, Neptune City, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Virginia Key, FL   Sample: 059
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Virginia Key, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Long Beach, Chinook, WA   Sample: 060
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Long Beach, Chinook, WA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  sand from Savannah Beach, Savannah, GA   Sample: 061
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Savannah Beach, Savannah, GA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, AZ   Sample: 062
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, AZ
Origin: desert
Notes: --
  Key Biscayne, FL   Sample: 063
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Key Biscayne, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Fort Lauderdale, FL   Sample: 064
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Daytona Beach, FL   Sample: 065
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Bowman’s Beach, Sanibel Island, FL   Sample: 066
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Bowman’s Beach, Sanibel Island, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Causeway Beach, Sanibel Island, FL   Sample: 067
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Causeway Beach, Sanibel Island, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Lighthouse Beach, Sanibel Island, FL   Sample: 068
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Lighthouse Beach, Sanibel Island, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Gulf City Park, Sanibel Island, FL   Sample: 069
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Gulf City Park, Sanibel Island, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Blind Pass Beach, Sanibel Island, FL   Sample: 070
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Blind Pass Beach, Sanibel Island, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Tarpon Bay Beach, Sanibel Island, FL   Sample: 071
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Tarpon Bay Beach, Sanibel Island, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Mojave Desert, CA   Sample: 072
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Mojave Desert, CA
Origin: desert
Notes: --
  Cape Cod, MA   Sample: 073
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Cape Cod, MA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Schoolhouse Beach, Bodega Bay, CA   Sample: 074
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Schoolhouse Beach, Bodega Bay, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Hale’iwa Beach Park, Oahu, HI   Sample: 075
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Hale’iwa Beach Park, Oahu, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Biloxi Beach, Biloxi, MS   Sample: 076
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Biloxi Beach, Biloxi, MS
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Fort Myers Beach, FL   Sample: 077
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Fort Myers Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: collected in 2007
  Unalakleet, Nome, AK   Sample: 078
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Unalakleet, Nome, AK
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, CA   Sample: 079
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, CA
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Mokuleia Beach, Kaiaka Bay, Oahu, HI   Sample: 080
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Mokuleia Beach, Kaiaka Bay, Oahu, HI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Lake Geneva, WI   Sample: 081
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Lake Geneva, WI
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Sunny Isles Beach, FL   Sample: 082
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Sunny Isles Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Collins Park, Miami, FL   Sample: 083
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Collins Park, Miami, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Surfside Beach, FL   Sample: 084
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Surfside Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Lido Key, FL   Sample: 085
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Lido Key, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Haulover Park Beach, FL   Sample: 086
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Haulover Park Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Escape Island, Biscayne Bay, FL   Sample: 087
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Escape Island, Biscayne Bay, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  South Beach, FL   Sample: 088
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: South Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --
  Lummus Park Beach, FL   Sample: 089
Continent: North America
Country: USA
Location: Lummus Park Beach, FL
Origin: beach
Notes: --

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