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Plaster is hard and dense and creates a white dust; drywall is easy to dent and its gypsum core is covered with a heavy brown paper that's visible when scored.
Ready-mix concrete prices were up 3.2% from a year earlier in July, and prices for gypsum products were up 9.9%.
Who knew that a dash of gypsum in the brew kettle will accentuate a beer’s hop character?
Georgia-Pacific made plywood, lumber and gypsum building panels used in everything from apartment buildings to new restaurants.
Garcia used to earn about $50,000 a year doing electrical work at a nearby gypsum mine.
Standing near large grinders that tower over employees, Heiss explains that gypsum is ground into finer particles as part of the production process.
Hydrogen sulfide is a flammable, hazardous gas, and a byproduct of rainwater percolating with gypsum drywall disposed at the dump, said Jim Riffle of Auburn Environmental.
Recently in Mexico, scientists woke up microbes that were dormant for as long as 50,000 years in giant gypsum crystals.
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Origin and Etymology of gypsum
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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