What Type of Soil Does Arizona Have?

The dry Arizona soil is mainly composed of sand and silt with small amounts of clay. Arizona soil is also rich in minerals.

Keywords: sand, silt, clay

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Anna Aronson began working as a journalist in 2000 and spent six years at suburban Chicago newspapers before pursuing freelance work. She enjoys writing about health care topics, in particular obstetrics, pediatrics and nutrition. She received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Eastern Illinois University and is now studying for a Master of Science in medicine degree to become a physician's assistant.