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Alternate Names: Soapstone

Steatite occurs in nature as soap stone. But it is also a manufactured ceramic, a crystalline form of magnesium silicate. It is a low loss, low cost, relatively good strength insulating material which can function safely at temperatures up to 2,000° F.

Soapstone Steatite Carving

Serpentine Soapstone

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By Tony Hansen

XML for Import into INSIGHT

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Steatite" descrip="" searchkey="Soapstone" loi="0.00" casnumber=""> </material>

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