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  • TALC, a mineral which in its compact forms is known as steatite, or soapstone.
  • From the Mendi district many curious steatite figures which had been buried have been recovered and are exhibited in the British Museum.
  • Mycenaean pottery and a carved steatite vase were found in caves in the island of Cythera in 1915.
  • One object of special interest found in the course of excavation is a black steatite vessel in the form of a bull's head.
  • To these may be added emery, steatite, barytes, felspar and ochre, in considerable quantities; excellent lithographic stone is obtained at Solenhofen; and gold and silver are still worked, but to an insignificant extent.
 

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