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Malaysia is a country full of contrasts and exciting cultures. Side by side people with different cultures and religions lives in peace and harmony.

Gypsum is a soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. It is widely mined and is used as a fertilizer and as the main constituent in many forms of plaster, blackboard/sidewalk chalk, and drywall. A massive fine-grained white or a lightly tinted variety of gypsum, called alabaster, has been used for sculpture by many cultures including Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Ancient Rome, the Byzantine Empire, and the Nottingham alabasters of Medieval England. Gypsum also crystallizes as translucent crystals of selenite. It also forms as an evaporite mineral and as a hydration product of anhydrite.


Sl. No Parameters/Composition Percentage
01. Moisture 10% Max
02. Size 50 mm Max
03. Silicon di Oxide (SiO2) & Insoluble Matter 2% Max
04. Sulphuric Anhydride (SO3) 44% Min
05. Calcium Oxide (CsO) 30.6% Min
06. Magnesium Oxide (MgO) 0.5% Max
07. P2O5 0.5% Max
08. Chloride 0.5% Max
09. Purity of Gypsum (as CaSO4) 90% Min