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1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Talc carbonate is nothing but a rock sequence or a mineral composition found in metamorphic ultramafic rocks.
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
China, USA, Middle east
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From medieval Latin, talcum
1.4 Class
Metamorphic Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Soft Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Fine Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
2 Texture
2.1 Texture
Very Soft
2.2 Color
Colourless, Grey, White
2.3 Maintenance
Less
2.4 Durability
Durable
2.4.1 Water Resistant
81% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
2.4.2 Scratch Resistant
65% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
2.4.3 Stain Resistant
42% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
2.4.4 Wind Resistant
19% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
2.4.5 Acid Resistant
15% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
2.5 Appearance
Soft
3 Uses
3.1 Architecture
3.1.1 Interior Uses
Decorative Aggregates, Interior Decoration
3.1.2 Exterior Uses
Garden Decoration
3.1.3 Other Architectural Uses
Powder
3.2 Industry
3.2.1 Construction Industry
Source of calcium
3.2.2 Medical Industry
Taken as a Supplement for Calcium or Magnesium
3.3 Antiquity Uses
Artifacts, Jewellery, Monuments, Sculpture, Small Figurines
3.4 Other Uses
3.4.1 Commercial Uses
Manufacturing of baby powder
4 Types
4.1 Types
Not Available
4.2 Features
Easily splits into thin plates, Generally rough to touch, Host Rock for Lead
4.3 Archaeological Significance
4.3.1 Monuments
Used
4.3.2 Famous Monuments
Data Not Available
4.3.3 Sculpture
Used
4.3.4 Famous Sculptures
Data Not Available
4.3.5 Pictographs
Used
4.3.6 Petroglyphs
Not Used
4.3.7 Figurines
Used
4.4 Fossils
Absent
5 Formation
5.1 Formation
Due to change in environmental conditions, rocks are heated and pressurized deep inside the Earth's surface. Talc Carbonate is formed from the extreme heat caused by magma or by the intense collisions and friction of tectonic plates.
5.2 Composition
5.2.1 Mineral Content
Carbonate, Chlorite, Magnesium
5.2.2 Compound Content
CaO, Carbon Dioxide, MgO
5.3 Transformation
5.3.1 Metamorphism
50% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
5.3.2 Types of Metamorphism
Burial Metamorphism, Cataclastic Metamorphism, Contact Metamorphism, Hydrothermal Metamorphism, Impact Metamorphism
5.3.3 Weathering
65% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
5.3.4 Types of Weathering
Not Applicable
5.3.5 Erosion
77% Metamorphic Rocks Rocks have it !
5.3.6 Types of Erosion
Not Applicable
6 Properties
6.1 Physical Properties
6.1.1 Hardness
1-2
6.1.2 Grain Size
Fine Grained
6.1.3 Fracture
Flat
6.1.4 Streak
White
6.1.5 Porosity
Less Porous
6.1.6 Luster
Pearly
6.1.7 Compressive Strength
Flint
250.00 N/mm2
Rank: 4 (Overall)
Obsidian
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6.1.8 Cleavage
Perfect
6.1.9 Toughness
1
6.1.10 Specific Gravity
2.86
6.1.11 Transparency
Translucent
6.1.12 Density
2.8-2.9 g/cm3
6.2 Thermal Properties
6.2.1 Specific Heat Capacity
Banded iron for..
0.92 kJ/Kg K
Rank: 10 (Overall)
Granulite
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6.2.2 Resistance
Heat Resistant, Wear Resistant
7 Reserves
7.1 Deposits in Eastern Continents
7.1.1 Asia
Not Yet Found
7.1.2 Africa
Ethiopia, Ghana, Western Africa
7.1.3 Europe
England
7.1.4 Others
Not Yet Found
7.2 Deposits in Western Continents
7.2.1 North America
Canada, USA
7.2.2 South America
Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay
7.3 Deposits in Oceania Continent
7.3.1 Australia
Central Australia, South Australia, Western Australia

Information about Talc carbonate

Rocks are naturally occurring solids which are composed of minerals & have been used by humans since ages. From Stone Age, rocks are used for various purposes. Also, the metals and minerals found in rock play an important role in our life. Get to know all the Talc carbonate Uses. We have provided you with all information about Talc carbonate rock here. Talc carbonate is nothing but a rock sequence or a mineral composition found in metamorphic ultramafic rocks.. Talc carbonate is available in colourless, grey, white colors. The streak of a rock is the color of powder produced when it is dragged across an unweathered surface. The streak of Talc carbonate is white. Get to know more about Talc carbonate rock and characteristics of Talc carbonate rock in the next sections.