Belorechite sharpening stones are used for finish sharpening knives on KME and Hapstone knife sharpeners.
Belorechite is exotic sharpening stone mined in the Altai region in Russia. Belorechite is a translucent variety of quartzite with estimated grit 8000 JIS. Belorechite is considered extinct due to destructive methods of mining in the 20th century.
Belorechite is preliminarily lapped and does not require lapping after purchase. Belorechite stones should be used with oil as a lubricant (oleic acid, WD-40, refined olive oil).
Belorechite stones may have slight natural imperfections and inclusions.
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