The body is of cast-iron; the cover, funnel, and chimney are of tin; and the burner is of steatite.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882" by Various
The other minerals so common are the varieties of steatite.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882" by Various
Inside this were four caskets of steatite (a sacred stone among the Buddhists), each containing small portions of burnt human bone.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
A large pipe of gray steatite; the bowl is square and about 3 inches in length, by 1 in diameter.
"Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made" by William H. Holmes
Steatite is extracted from the Arakan hill quarries.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
The zoologist carried a meerschaum; the guides smoked out of Indian calumets of the celebrated steatite, or red claystone.
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
He saw the natives eating steatite.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Three of them were carved out of steatite, being skillfully cut and polished.
"Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology" by John D. Baldwin
In one tomb there was found, with undoubted Libyan pottery, a green steatite cylinder of a type known in the Old Kingdom.
"El Kab" by J.E. Quibell
The steatite vases with reliefs are of great importance.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various