- containing or composed largely of talc.
Also talc·ous [tal-kuh s] /ˈtæl kəs/.
Origin of talcose
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This pigment comes in two forms: as asbestine and as talcose (talc, etc.).Paint Technology and Tests
Henry A. Gardner
It is a kind of nephrite or jade, a mineral which usually occurs in talcose or magnesian rocks.Roman Mosaics
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.
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
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