anhydrite


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an·hy·drite

 (ăn-hī′drīt)
n.
A colorless, white, gray, blue, or lilac mineral of anhydrous calcium sulfate, CaSO4, occurring as layers in gypsum deposits.

anhydrite

(ænˈhaɪdraɪt)
n
(Minerals) a colourless or greyish-white mineral, found in sedimentary rocks. It is used in the manufacture of cement, fertilizers, and chemicals. Composition: anhydrous calcium sulphate. Formula: CaSO4. Crystal structure: orthorhombic
[C19: from anhydr(ous) + -ite1]

an•hy•drite

(ænˈhaɪ draɪt)

n.
a mineral, anhydrous calcium sulfate, CaSO4, usu. occurring in whitish or slightly colored masses.
[1825–35]
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ACG Materials mines, mills, processes, and distributes industrial minerals and aggregates including gypsum, anhydrite, limestone, sand, gravel and downstream food, pharmaceutical, prill and plaster products across a diverse set of end markets including building products, energy, infrastructure, agriculture, and others.
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