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soapstone in Earth sciences topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsoapstonesoap‧stone /ˈsəʊpstəʊn $ ˈsoʊpstoʊn/ noun [uncountable]  DHCHEa soft stone that feels like soap
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soapstoneThey were focussed greeny-yellow eyes, like lumps of soapstone.Once at sea level, smooth soapstone slabs had to be traversed for some distance to reach the cliff.