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TALC - Shetland Isles, Scotland (two pieces)

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TALC   

Unst, Shetland Isles, Scotland

Two specimens of talc from the Shetlands. 

Talc is the softest known mineral (it is No. 1 on Moh’s scale of hardness); it can easily be cut with a knife or scratched with a fingernail.

Talc is not only used to make talcum powder. It is also used in paper making, pharmaceuticals, ceramics and numerous other manufacturing processes. 
 
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Size: 5 x 4 x 3 centimetres (approx size of each piece)
Weight: 228 grams (total weight)

PRICE: £15.00
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