Catlinite


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Cat´lin`ite


n.1.A red clay from the Upper Missouri region, used by the Indians for their pipes.
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He holds a woollen trade cloth blanket, pipe with T-shaped catlinite bowl, and a beaded and quilled pipe bag.
What captured my imagination was a nearby "living museum" at a catlinite stone quarry.
The rose-colored stone known as catlinite or pipestone comes from a quarry in Minnesota and was looked upon as symbolic of living flesh and blood and so sacred.