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034*-Broken Soapstone Carving $15.00



SAMPLE: Broken soapstone carvings of various animals in the Jali (Lattice) design, handcarved in India

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:

--To introduce soapstone carvings from two areas and by different cultures, specifically between the intricate lattice-work from India and the realistic style of the Inuit people of Northern Canada

--To introduce the composition of soapstone, a rock that contains varying amounts of the mineral, talc

--To show how to identify the presence of talc in the soapstone
GRADES 1-8

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Ruth Deike
Rock Detective Geoscience Education
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Nellysford , VA 96080

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