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Soapstone - A scarce mineral in the world

Date:2017-11-27 16:11

What is soapstone?

A metamorphic rock, consisting essentially of talc, containing a variety of minerals including mica, chlorite, pyroxene, amphibole, quartz, calcite, and iron oxide. Colors range from white to dark gray and dark green. Saponite can be used for carving. The main soapstone places are Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia. In 1985, the output of soapstone, talc and pyrophyllite reached 127,000 tons.

As its name means "soapstone," it has high Swellability, Thixotropy, Addition of Electrolytes, Addition of orgingegums, Viscosity Change and Thickening Properties (A riscsity modifer and thickener) and other peculiar properties. And after it's processed by special processing and purification, the product are loose, white, delicate, lustrous flake or fine powder material, with very strong water-collecting properties. Therefore, it is widely used in daily chemical industry, pharmaceutical industry and chemical industry, and has broad prospects for development and application in the international and domestic markets.
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