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What is Gypsum? - Plaster of Paris - board gypsum, gypsum weed, gypsum product
By  Super Admin  | Published  12/5/2006 | Manufacturing and Industry | Rating:
What is Gypsum?
A widespread colorless, white, or yellowish mineral.

Uses
Blackboard chalk
Cement
Drywall
Plaster, a construction material
Dental modes
Surgical casts
Paint filler
Toothpaste
Gesso
Molds for Casting metals
Agricultural soil amendment
Solidifying earth (cast earth construction)
Tofu coagulation
Improving mineral content of brewing water
Dietary calcium additives in breads and cereals
Pharmaceuticals
Desiccant - anhydrous calcium sulfate (anhydrite) is sold under the brand name Drierite
Burtonisation

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by vic)
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    This doesn't help me at all, thank you anyway ;) it was a nice website with random information but I was actually looking for the process of making gypsum moulds. Not what the outcome is or what it's used for... Thanks anyway, maybe you should include some of that next time :)
     
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