rensselaerite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rensselaerite a kind of soft talc; sometimes used as wood filler
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rensselaerite (Min) A soft, compact variety of talc,, being an altered pyroxene. It is often worked in a lathe into inkstands and other articles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rensselaerite A variety of massive talc or steatite. It has a fine compact texture, and is worked in the lathe into inkstands and other articles.
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