Gypsum is a soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate. It is mined around the globe, with many uses including as a fertilizer, construction material, in architectural and sculpture applications as well as pharmaceutical and food additive uses.
It has a wide variety of uses – primarily for plaster/wallboard and cement production, but also as a soil conditioner and fertilizer, in surgical splints/casting models and in impression plasters in dentistry.
Gypsum has a wide variety of uses – used to manufacture wallboards / plaster / gypsum blocks. It is also used as a component of Portland cement that prevents the flash setting of the concrete. t can be used as a fertilizer and soil conditioner.