What does soapstone mean?

Definitions for soapstoneˈsoʊpˌstoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soapstone, soaprock, soap-rock, steatite(noun)

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


  1. soapstone(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soapstone(noun)

    see Steatite, and Talc


  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.


  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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