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Real Jurassic Zen Quick Sand

  • $ 995


Real Jurassic Zen Quicksand is so off-the-scale-soft that you won’t want to leave your Zen Garden! We call it real quicksand because it is actual quicksand and we put the newspaper article in with your order to prove it. This all-natural play sand has the smallest sand grains of any Jurassic Sands so the good news is it makes the softest sand and is the easiest to rake through. With an earthy natural tannish-reddish brown color this sand compliments any zen garden no matter the size, weather a desk zen garden or an outdoor garden. This sand will never lose its color or smooth texture, even if left outdoors. This is also our sand that will offer the least resistance while raking.

This sand goes great in small and large gardens, call for a bulk discount on orders larger than 1,000 lbs. at 877-531-8600.

  • No dirt, rocks or pebbles
  • Perfectly beautiful
  • Asthma & Allergy Friendly
  • Off-the-Scale Soft

$5 Shipping on any Jurassic Sands product: everyone knows sand is heavy, very heavy, and heavy means it's expensive to ship. We have streamlined our shipping process and have created a flat rate price of $5 per box.

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Recommended Amount (lb.): 50 lb. bag(s) needed 25 lb. bag(s) needed

*Remember to keep all measurements in inches, if you are still having trouble with the calculation call us at 877-531-8600.

Real Jurassic QuickSand was discovered in 1994 by Utah Geologist Jerry Bergosh while exploring near Arches National Park on his mountain bike. A deposit of very fine grained sand from the 180 million year old Entrada Formation had collected near the Colorado River. Sensing it was like the quick sand he had experienced as a kid at the beach, he had to test it by stepping into it. Sure enough, the geologist started to sink immediately, and quickly retreated before getting stuck.

Unlike the urban myth that quick sand 'sucks you in', the reality is your weight and movement (like struggling) makes you sink into it. When you try to free yourself by pulling your foot out, the suction sound re-enforces that sensation that you've been 'sucked-in'.

Real Jurassic QuickSand is hand-shoveled from sand grains that have weathered out of the Entrada Formation and been blown by the wind. The combination of wind and water can easily move sand tens of miles from the side of a river and to deep into the desert.

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