• Anhydrite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anhydrite Anhydrite, or anhydrous calcium sulfate, is a mineral with the chemical formula CaSO 4.It is in the orthorhombic crystal system, with three directions of perfect cleavage parallel to the three planes of symmetry.It is not isomorphous with the orthorhombic barium and strontium sulfates, as might be expected from the chemical formulas.Distinctly developed crystals are somewhat rare, the mineral ...
  • Anhydrite Mineral | Uses and Properties

    geology.com/minerals/anhydrite.shtml Anhydrite: Anhydrite from Balmat, New York. This specimen of massive anhydrite has a typical gray color and a sugary appearance on broken surfaces caused by exposure of cleavage faces.
  • Anhydrite | mineral | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/anhydrite Anhydrite, an important rock-forming mineral, anhydrous calcium sulfate (CaSO4). It differs chemically from gypsum (to which it alters in humid conditions) by having no water of crystallization. Anhydrite occurs most often with salt deposits in association with gypsum, as in the cap rock of the
  • Anhydrite: The mineral anhydrite information and pictures

    www.minerals.net/mineral/anhydrite.aspx Anhydrite is not a common mineral, as it easily alters to the much more common mineral Gypsum from the addition of water into its chemical structure.Anhydrite and Gypsum are chemically similar, except Gypsum has the addition of water. In fact, the name of Anhydrite is derived from "An" and "Hydra" - meaning "without water" - in reference to its similarity to Gypsum but the fact that it lacks ...
  • Anhydrite | Definition of Anhydrite at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/anhydrite Anhydrite definition, a mineral, anhydrous calcium sulfate, CaSO4, usually occurring in whitish or slightly colored masses. See more.
  • Anhydrite - definition of anhydrite by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/anhydrite 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. [anhydr(ous) + -ite.] anhydrite (ænˈhaɪdraɪt) n (Minerals) a colourless or greyish-white mineral, found in sedimentary rocks. It is used in the manufacture of cement, fertilizers, and ...
  • Anhydrite - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

    www.sciencedirect.com/topics/earth-and-planetary-sciences/anhydrite Anhydrite is an important constituent of white, usually marginal, zones of amygdules residing within the slag sample LdS15 (Figure 13.2.7C and D).However, it is also found in the blue, apatite-group-bearing internal zones. An analytical report for anhydrite is given in Table 13.2.3.A unique feature of this anhydrite is the molybdenum admixture, which would likely act due to small substitution ...
  • Anhydrite Mineral Data

    webmineral.com/data/Anhydrite.shtml Physical Properties of Anhydrite : Cleavage: {010} Perfect, {100} Perfect, {001} Good : Color: Colorless, White, Bluish white, Violet white, Dark gray.
  • Anhydrite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-234.html Angelite: A trade name for a semi-transparent light blue-grey fine grained Anhydrite marketed as a gem material from Peru. The local little lapidary factories in Lima made it into balls, eggs, "wands", animal carvings etc.
  • Anhydrite and Gypsum - Indiana Geological Survey

    igws.indiana.edu/ReferenceDocs/GypsumAndAnhydrite_Card.pdf Gypsum (CaSO 4.2H 2O) and anhydrite (CaSO 4) are two related minerals that formed in Indiana during periodic episodes of ancient sea water evaporation in restricted basins. Large deposits of both minerals are located in northwestern and southwestern