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I'd stick with CLR or vinegar : use plumber's putty to make a ring and make a small pool. Hydrogen peroxide would be another choice (not concurrently, with ANY of the other choices) Its location suggests a leaky soap dispenser. Solid surface materials can be sanded (starting at 220) and then up through the grits (320, 400, 600), finishing with auto body ...
OK you have tried all of the right things. Now it's time to bring out the big guns... The Works - Completely anti-green. Tons of hydrochloric acid in it - which helps break down rust. SOS pads - You can't use these too much because they can take off the finish coat. Wear some thick plastic gloves, turn on the fan, pour a little The Works on the rust, ...
You probably have a leak in the supply line or the valve stem itself. It is possible that the supply line is loose and water is leaking and pooling under the faucet. If that is the case, tightening the supply line, or resetting the conector with new teflon tape may solve it. It is also possible that the faucet is seriously damaged. If so, you will ...
To clean old rusty tools, old shears, or even old rusty needles, soak them overnight in ketchup. Some may need a second soak. Clean them with hot water and dry them, and apply a thin coat of coconut oil or olive oil. Store in a dry tool box with silica gel; cat litter also works to keep them dry.
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