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ˈsoʊpˌstoʊnsoap·stone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soapstone, soaprock, soap-rock, steatitenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. soapstonenoun

    a soft rock, rich in talc, also containing serpentine and either magnetite, dolomite or calcite

Wikipedia

  1. Soapstone

    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 talc. It is produced by dynamothermal metamorphism and metasomatism, which occur in the zones where tectonic plates are subducted, changing rocks by heat and pressure, with influx of fluids, but without melting. It has been a medium for carving for thousands of years.

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  1. soapstone

    Soapstone is a type of metamorphic rock that is primarily composed of the mineral talc. It is called 'soapstone' because the surface of the rock feels similar to a bar of soap, due to its high talc content. It is often grey, green, or black in colour and has a variety of uses, including in sculpture, building materials, and for its heat-resistant properties.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soapstonenoun

    see Steatite, and Talc

Wikidata

  1. Soapstone

    Soapstone is a talc-schist, which is a type of metamorphic rock. It is largely composed of the mineral talc and is thus rich in magnesium. It is produced by dynamothermal metamorphism and metasomatism, which occurs in the areas where tectonic plates are subducted, changing rocks by heat and pressure, with influx of fluids, but without melting. It has been a medium for carving for thousands of years.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soapstone in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soapstone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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