talc

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soft white compact talc used to mark cloth or to remove grease stains French chalk
scale of hardness of solids; talc is 0 and diamond is 10; ordering is determined by which substance can scratch another substance Mohs scale
white or greenish aluminum silicate mineral (resembles talc) pyrophyllite
kind of soft talc; sometimes used as wood filler rensselaerite
soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments soap-rock , soaprock , soapstone , steatite
toilet powder made of purified talc and usually scented; absorbs excess moisture talcum , talcum powder
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