soapstone

Definitions of soapstone
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n a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments

Synonyms:
soap-rock, soaprock, steatite
Type of:
talc, talcum
a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder

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