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Definition of Soapstone

Soapstone
Soapstone Soap"stone`, n. See Steatite, and Talc.
soapstone
Talc Talc, n. [F. talc; cf. Sp. & It. talco, LL. talcus; all fr. Ar. talq.] (Min.) A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses. It is hydrous silicate of magnesia. Steatite, or soapstone, is a compact granular variety. Indurated talc, an impure, slaty talc, with a nearly compact texture, and greater hardness than common talc; -- called also talc slate.

Meaning of Soapstone from wikipedia

- Soapstone (also known as steatite or soaprock) is a talc-schist, which is a type of metamorphic rock. It is composed largely of the magnesium rich mineral...
- stretch 28 metres (92 ft) wide. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone. The statue weighs 635 metric tons (625 long, 700 short tons), and is...
- The Soapstone Formation is a geologic formation in Utah. It preserves fossils dating back to the Carboniferous period. Earth sciences portal Utah portal...
- Soapstone is an unincorporated community in Pittsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It holds the world's largest deposit of soapstone. "Alberene...
- Soapstone Prairie Natural Area is a 28-square-mile (73 km2) park and conservation area in northeastern Larimer County, Colorado, United States. The City...
- figurine native to Sierra Leone and Liberia. They are usually made of soapstone, limestone or granite. Nomoli figurines are among the earliest works of...
- Soapstone Ridge is a mafic-ultramafic geological complex located in the Piedmont region, south-east of Atlanta, Georgia on a 25-square-mile (65 km2) area...
- Pacolet Soapstone Quarries encomp****es 13 historic archaeological sites located near Pacolet, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. It was the site of soapstone...
- The qulliq (seal-oil, blubber or soapstone lamp, Inuktitut: ᖁᓪᓕᖅ, kudlik IPA: [qulːiq]; Inupiaq: naniq), is the traditional oil lamp used by Arctic peoples...
- occurrence of very high-quality soapstone in the Belcher Islands supports a locally significant carving industry. These soapstone occurrences formed when sedimentary...