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Re: Looking for talc


> Are you referring to the mineral itself or to talcum powder?  Talc is the 
> primary ingredient in talcum powder, but I'm not sure what else is in it, 
> and whether you'd find any of the other ingredients objectionable.
> 
> "A coarse grayish-green talc has been called soapstone or steatite and has 
> been used for stoves, sinks, electrical switchboards, etc. Talc finds use 
> as a cosmetic (talcum powder), as a lubricant, and as a filler in paper 
> manufacture. Talc is used in baby powder, ...Most tailor's chalk is talc, 
> as is the chalk often used for welding or metalworking."
> These uses might help you find it.

I was looking for 100% pure talc, either solid or ground.  But I ended up
finding some, finally!

The billiards supply store had some, fragrance-free. 

The problem I've had with baby powders is the added fragrance.  Strangely
enough, adding fragrance cuts the price by half.  :)

Chris

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