bassanite

bassanite

[bə′sä‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
A white mineral consisting of hydrated calcium sulfate; a pseudomorph of gypsum.
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4), which demonstrated that in activated E-PG specimens no bassanite was found, while in the case of gypsum cement the peaks of unhydrated gypsum were sufficiently distinct.
Bates and Klein in 1917 (3) investigated the hydraulic properties and strength development of the primary cement compounds, the nature of their hydration products, and the influence of bassanite (plaster of Paris) in improving early-age strength.