angloamerican builds homes from own industrial waste. the international mining company is making good use of its gypsum byproducts to make what it calls 'low cement' bricks.
gypsum is a soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate with the chemical formula caso 4 ·2h 2 o. it is widely mined and is used as a fertilizer and as the main constituent in many forms of plaster blackboard/sidewalk chalk and drywall.a massive fine-grained white or lightly tinted variety of gypsum called alabaster has been used for sculpture by many cultures including
the process starts by extracting gypsum rock deposits from the ground using a ‘joy mine cutter’ that scores away at the face of the gypsum rock. this is then broken up and transported to the surface. it’s homogenising time
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gypsum gypsum is a useful mineral material. it is extensively applied as construction material most of which is produced as plaster for painting walls or making decorative material in buildings. some gypsum ore deposits contain about 80% gypsum which is excellent for producing plaster. raw gypsum ore could be processed into a variety of products…
gypsum. gypsum is a mineral found in crystal as well as masses called gypsum rock. it is a very soft mineral and it can form very pretty and sometimes extremely large colored crystals. massive gypsum rock forms within layers of sedimentary rock typically found in thick beds or layers.