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Categories: Industrial minerals, Woodworking stubs, Abrasives, Metalworking, Materials stubs
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rottenstone  tripoli  rotten stone  Rottenstones
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Rotten stone, sometimes spelled as rottenstone, also known as tripoli, is fine powdered porous rock used as a polishing abrasive for metalsmithing and in woodworking. Wikipedia
A polishing agent also known as tripoli Wikipedia Disambiguation
A soft stone used in artistic grinding and polishing, and for cleaning metallic substances. The name is also given to other friable siliceous stones applied to similar uses. Wiktionary
A soft, friable limestone, used in polishes. Wiktionary
A sedimentary rock composed of the shells of diatoms etc., used for polishing. Wiktionary
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