In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The sulfur dioxide in the gas reacts with the limestone to form gypsum (calcium sulfate).
- The lake contained an area of 3,370 acres and was said to have a practically inexhaustible deposit of salt and gypsum.
- But as the popularity of drywall, sky-rocketed, gypsum plaster fell out of favor.
- To neutralize the soil of a bare spot caused by dog urine, pour tomato juice over the area or treat the soil with powdered gypsum.
- Thin crusts of small rhodochrosite crystals on high-grade manganese ore were covered by masses of clear gypsum.
- Quartz is the dominant mineral in veins in siliceous rocks, calcite in limestones, and gypsum in gypsiferous sediments.
- It was pale to medium green and associated with yellow pharmacosiderite and colorless to white gypsum.
- Do not use mortar-mill type for mixing gypsum plasters.
- In each of these settings, progressive evaporation of seawater leads to precipitation of calcite and gypsum followed by halite.
- A white material, probably gypsum, was used to preserve the body of what archaeologists hope is a Roman, buried around 300AD.
- The mix we use contains compost, peat, perlite, rock phosphates, blood meal, calcite clay and gypsum.
- It is dominated by the deposition of calcite with minor pyrite, marcasite, barite, anhydrite and gypsum.
- They are cast in white gypsum and hang on a deep blue wall.
- Most structures were built in limestone gypsum and are an eclectic mix of Assyrian, Hellenistic, Parthian and Roman styles.
- Among the gravels there were shiny crystals of the mineral gypsum, the residue left behind when seawater evaporates.
- Quartz and gypsum are other familiar examples of crystalline structures.
- Other associated minerals include tetrahedrite, calcite, and gypsum.
- Mineral resources include phosphates, salt, and gypsum, and manufacturing industry includes textiles, cement, and chemicals.
- Invisible traces of quartz, calcite, gypsum and feldspar, the dust of its resting place for more than two millennia, cling to the bronze.
- Colorless gypsum and white pickeringite-halotrichite are the most common efflorescences found on shale.
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