China clay sentence examples

  • Peat is found in abundance, as well as gypsum, china-clay, potters' earth and salt.

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  • WILLIAM COOKWORTHY (1705-1780), English potter, famous for his discovery of the existence of china-clay and chinastone in Cornwall, and as the first manufacturer of a porcelain similar in nature to the Chinese, from English materials, was born at Kingsbridge, Devon, of Quaker parents who were in humble circumstances.

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  • The exports are ice, timber (including telegraph poles for the British government), wood-pulp and copper, and the imports coal and china-clay.

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  • A few of the most important clay rocks, such as china-clay, brick-clay, red-clay and shale, may be briefly described here.

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  • China-clay is white, friable and earthy.

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  • Yellow and pinkish varieties of china-clay and pipe-clay contain a small quantity of oxide of iron.

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  • The best known localities for china-clay are Cornwall, Limoges (France), Saxony, Bohemia and China; it is found also in Pennsylvania, N.

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  • Formerly busy with sailing schooners and ketches in the china-clay export trade.

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