china stone

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Synonyms for china stone

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

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It is made up from a mixture of china clay (kaolin) and a ground feldspar mineral called china stone or petuntse, allowing it to be fired at 1,400infinityC.
The next step is to use the chosen kaolin and repeat the process above varying the felspars that are available, for example: potash, soda and China stone and so forth.
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