As demonstrated by its presence in the Egyptian pyramids, gypsum has served as a vital piece of many famous construction projects throughout history. Over thousands of years, this important mineral has demonstrated its versatility and sturdiness and has become a staple in today’s homes, buildings and structures
Gypsum is a calcium sulphate dehydrate – CaSO4.2H2O) was formed in geological time through the evaporation of seawater. It is often laid down in beds, ranging in thickness from a few centimeters to several tens of meters.
1- For plastering walls and ceilings.
2- For making decorative features in buildings.
3- For external rendering in dry climates.
4- For mortar, and for making building blocks.
5- Soil conditioning for agriculture.
6- Reinforced with fibers and cast in moulds to produce precast decorative panels.
7- A significant ingredient in Fly ash – Lime – Gypsum (FaL-G) bricks and blocks.
8- As an additive in the manufacture of Ordinary Portland Cement.
9- In surgical splints.
10- As an additive in certain foods such as tofu.
11- In some types of medicines and pharmaceuticals.
Chemical composition of gypsum
Engineering properties of gypsum and, anhydrite.
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