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Virginia Soapstone Rough - Schuyler quarries - R006~.
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Virginia Soapstone Rough
Gray colored soapstone from Quarry in Schuyler, Nelson County, Virginia
block type piece which has been setting in stacks since the 70's has been washed with water but no cleaning, has surface dirt and stains from weathering.
From the collection of Bill Giannini of Nelson County.
Approximate size on shortest dimensions: 6-1/2"x4"x7/8"

Virginia Soapstone Rough for Carving - Schuyler
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Virginia Soapstone Rough for Carving - Schuyler
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Virginia Soapstone Rough for Carving - Schuyler
Virginia Soapstone Rough for Carving - Schuyler

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Virginia Soapstone Rough for Carving - Schuyler
Virginia Soapstone Rough for Carving - Schuyler

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For custom cutting, wire wrapping, silversmithing send from the Contact Us page. - Thanks, David


Added to our rock_shop on Tuesday 06 January, 2009.
Soapstone - (metamorphic rock)
Is also referred to as steatite a massive variety of talc. The Schuyler soapstone has been described as a combination of medium and dark grey tones, and polishes to a wonderful silvery-black sheen. With a Moh's hardness of 1 to 1-1/2, it's an ideal carving stone.
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