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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A white or greenish aluminum silicate mineral (resembles talc).

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  • Unlike other commodities, talc and pyrophyllite are not recycled.
  • Chinese “soapstone” carvings are carved from fine-grained pyrophyllite.
  • All the pyrophyllite produced in the United States is mined in North Carolina.
  • The United States produces enough talc and pyrophyllite to meet its annual needs. for more
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