The natives assert that it devours the kaolin clay called by them kiri-mattie321 in a very peculiar way.
kaolin or china clay is usually fine, white, and refractory.
But what about quarries from which are taken building stone, salt, kaolin or clay?
It is not, therefore, composed simply of kaolin and petuntse.
Both feldspar and kaolin are described in the preceding chapter.
The white powder is for the most part an impure, silicious, kaolin.
The decomposed felspar of some varieties of granite yields the kaolin used in porcelain manufacture.
kaolin had been found at Alenon, but the porcelain made from it was not pure in color.
I saw how delighted he was when you won that action of yours about the kaolin shares.
It is made from American kaolin clay, with a large admixture of felspar.
"china clay," 1727, from French kaolin (1712), from Chinese Kao-ling, old-style transliteration of the name of a mountain in Jiangxi, China (near which it was originally dug up), from Chinese gao "high" + ling "mountain, hill."
kaolin ka·o·lin (kā'ə-lĭn)
A fine white clay that, when powdered, is used as a demulcent and adsorbent and, in dentistry, as an agent that confers opacity and toughness to porcelain teeth.