Soapstone - Mullion Cove (S17)

Veins of Soapstone (Steatite) in the Serpentine Cliffs at the back of Mullion Cove .
In the 1750s Mullion Cove was quarried for the mineral Soapstone (Steatite) , for use in the manufacture of "Soft Paste Porcelain" .
The tea and coffee pots and cups , etc. made using this material were able to withstand boiling water without cracking.
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Mullion Cove is on the west side of the Lizard penninsula - to the north of Kynance Cove - in Gallery 17
Ref:
5895
Date:
2018-06-24 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6664 1803
Photographer:

Soapstone - Mullion Cove (S17)

Veins of Soapstone (Steatite) in the Serpentine Cliffs at the back of Mullion Cove .
In the 1750s Mullion Cove was quarried for the mineral Soapstone (Steatite) , for use in the manufacture of "Soft Paste Porcelain" .
The tea and coffee pots and cups , etc. made using this material were able to withstand boiling water without cracking.
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Mullion Cove is on the west side of the Lizard penninsula - to the north of Kynance Cove - in Gallery 17
Ref:
5895
Date:
2018-06-24 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6664 1803
Photographer: