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Talc Lump/Soap Stone

Talc Lump/Soap Stone

Talc is Hydrated Magnesium Silicate, it is a versatile material, also known as steatite or soapstone with the chemical formulation of Mg3 Si4 O10 (OH)2.

Uses:

环球直播An ornamental and heat, acid and electrically-resistant stone (soapstone) used as counter tops, electrical switchboards, carvings etc, used as an ingredient in paints, rubber, roofing materials, ceramics and insecticides. Most commonly known as the primary ingredient in talcum powder

Physical Characteristics:

Color is snow white to almost silver.

环球直播Luster is dull to pearly or greasy.

环球直播Transparency crystals are translucent and masses are opaque.

Crystal System is monoclinic; 2/m.

环球直播Hardness is 1 (can leave mark on paper)

Specific Gravity is 2.7 – 2.8 (average)