steatite

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ste·a·tite

(stē'ă-tīt),
Talc in the form of a mass.
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Saritas, "Rheological properties of feedstocks prepared with steatite powder and polyethylene-based thermoplastic binders," Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol.
Holzgartner, "Thermal and mechanical properties of cordierite, mullite and steatite produced by plasma spraying," Ceramics International, vol.
Prociow, "Correlation between MgSi[O.sub.3] phases and mechanical durability of steatite ceramics," Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.