china clay

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Synonyms for china clay

a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar)

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The company operates seven china clay pits in a 25 square mile area around St Austell and one pit in Devon, north of Plymouth at Lee Moor.
Crabtree & Evelyn's La Source Deep Cleansing China clay mask, pounds 12.
He said marble and granite were among the major minerals extracted in Pakistan after coal, rock salt, limestone and China clay, but there was still lot more potential to develop this sector.
THE UK's historic china clay industry was dealt a major blow after 800 jobs were axed in Devon and Cornwall.
95) to nourish the skin and a face mask like Crabtree and Evelyn's La Source Deep Cleansing China Clay Mask (pounds 12.
Tenders are invited for Wash Hand Basin China Clay For Ac Coaches, Flat Back Size-450X300mm , Material Specification:- Porcelain, Is:2556 Part-4 : 2004 Or Latest.
If you go to Cornwall, take time out to visit attractions such as the Pilchard Works, at Newlyn, or the Wheal Martyn China Clay Centre, St Austell.
This combo of Dead Sea mud, China clay and sea minerals is recommended for the upper body (there's not enough for anything more).
He was guest of honour as china clay company Imerys - based in the Lib Dem's south-west of England heartland - unveiled its 26 new wagons which can each carry 63 tonnes.
Both bedrooms are double and the bathroom is beautifully fitted with a china clay sink.
The giant biodomes built in a disused china clay pit in St Austell, Cornwall, contain thousands of exotic plants from around the world.
Workmen are now putting glass into the pounds 75million lottery-funded honeycomb structure rising out of a disused china clay pit near St Austell, which will allow tropical trees to grow to their full height.
Since china clay was discovered in the St Austell area of Cornwall 250 years ago, the 25 square miles of workings have grown to dominate the landscape with the development of an industry vital to the county's economy.
An original combination of Cornish china clay, china stone, ground flint and Devon ball clay, creamware was cheap to produce, elegant and simple in style, and would not crack when introduced to boiling water.
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