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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Gypsumspacer

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GYPSUM

CaSO4-2(H2O)
Hydrated Calcium Sulfate


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Add'l Mineralization




 

 Cleavage: good in one direction and distinct in two others

 Colour: white, colorless or gray, but can also be shades of red, brown and yellow

 Fracture: uneven but rarely seen

 Hardness: 2

 Luster: vitreous to pearly

 Streak: white

 Possible Useage: plaster, wall board, some cements, fertilizer, paint filler, ornamental stone

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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