Industrial Minerals

Talc Products

What is Talc ? Talc is the softest mineral (occupying place 1 in the Mohs hardness scale) known on our planet earth. It is a hydrated magnesium silicate [Talc chemical formula is Mg3Si4O10(OH)2 ]. Also known as Steatite. It is the main component of soapstone. Its crystals usually develop massive, leafy aggregates with laminar particles. Synonyms of Talc includes soapstone, steatite, silicates, Talcum powder etc Its silicate layers lie on top of one another without having a chemical bond but