Definition of china stone in English:

china stone

Syllabification: chi·na stone


  • Partly kaolinized granite containing plagioclase feldspar, ground and mixed with kaolin to make porcelain.
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    • This was made from a mixture of Cornish china clay and china stone.
    • To make porcelain (the finest kind of china) it is fused with china stone, or petuntse, at very high temperature.
    • China stone contains kaolin, quartz, mica, and fluorite.

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