A soft rock consisting largely of talc. Compare with steatite.
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- Production procedures across granite, marble, sandstone and soapstone, along with case studies complete the picture.
- Besides seeing a shift in subject matter, she said many Inuit carvers now experiment with different media, going beyond soapstone with works of limestone, silver, ebony or copper.
- New surfaces are made from chemical compounds and are designed to mimic granite, limestone, marble, slate, or soapstone.
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