Talc is the Softest Mineral on Earth. It is used in Industrial products and Consumer products. The most widely used Consumer Talc powder product is Talcum powder. Finely Crushed Talcum powder is valued for its ability to Absorb Moisture and provide lubrication at the Same time. Talcum powder has been used Frequently in Baby powder products, making it easy for people to inhale some of the fine powder as it is applied.