containing or composed largely of talc.
- Also talc·ous [tal-kuhs]. /ˈtæl kəs/.
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How to use talcose in a sentence
It is a kind of nephrite or jade, a mineral which usually occurs in talcose or magnesian rocks.Roman Mosaics | Hugh Macmillan
Thus feldspar, on being pulverized, yields potash; talcose slate yields magnesia; marls yield lime, etc.The Elements of Agriculture | George E. Waring
The few specimens we obtained of its rocks consisted of the different varieties of talcose formation, with quartz and jasper.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 | Various
On some of them the coal-beds form part of the cliffs along the shore; on others, copper is found in a chlorite and talcose slate.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes | Toms de Comyn
This pigment comes in two forms: as asbestine and as talcose (talc, etc.).Paint Technology and Tests | Henry A. Gardner