Is gypsum a carbonate?


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2011-03-19 16:54:41
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No. Gypsum is a calcium sulfate dihydrate.


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No. Gypsum does not fizz in HCl as it is a sulfate, not a carbonate.

It's most likely that the calcium carbonate in chalk is actually gypsum.

combine it with calcium carbonate to make gypsum plaster

Drywall is made of calcium carbonate, gypsum.

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Calcium Carbonate minerals such as gypsum, selenite and barite

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Alabaster refers to varieties of two different minerals: gypsum (a hydrous sulfate of calcium) and calcite (a carbonate of calcium). Gypsum is the alabaster of the present day; calcite is generally the alabaster of the ancients

If you put cold dilute Hydrochloric acid on a carbonate rock the acid dissolves the rock and you get bubbles of carbon dioxide in the acid. This reaction will only happen with carbonate rocks.

limestone(calcium carbonate) special type of clay gypsum and iron oxides

Diamond (and element - carbon) Gypsum (a sulphate) Calcite (a carbonate) Galena (a sulphide) Corundum (an oxide) Halite (a halide)

True chalk (limestone) is calcium carbonate, CaCO3. However, sidewalk chalk (gypsum) is calcium sulfate, CaSO4

Gypsum is a very soft mineral made of calcium sulfate dihydrate, chemical formula CaSO4ร‚ยท2H2O. Chalk is soft, white, porous limestone composed calcium carbonate, chemical formula CaCO3.

Robert R. French has written: 'Crushed stone resources of the Devonian and Silurian carbonate rocks of Indiana' -- subject(s): Crushed Stone, Geology, Stratigraphic Geology 'Gypsum resources of Indiana' -- subject(s): Gypsum

CaSO4 = gypsum CaSO42H2O = Gypsum Selenite 2H2O =Selenite

Gypsum mineral and gypsum rock is used for drywall.

No, gypsum is not metallic.

The address of the Gypsum Community Library is: 521 Maple St., Gypsum, 67448 0019

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Gypsum is plaster of paris. when it is heated it will melt.

No, gypsum board is made from gypsum plaster and paper. Gypsum is a material very similar to school board chalk.

Alabaster is a translucent stone used in floor slabs. It is composed of minerals such as gypsum, calcite, carbonate of calcium, and onyx marble.

On limestone and gypsum (calcium carbonate and calcium sulphate, respectively). Oh, and I know you meant "sinkholes"!

== == Gypsum is a rock and a mineral.

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