Lafarge’s high purity Agri-Gypsum is a 100% natural mineral which is a suitable fertilizer for organic farming. Agri-Gypsum is a good source of sulphur for the soil and significantly improves soil structure and increases crop yields.
- Gypsum is an evaporite mineral most commonly found in layered sedimentary deposits in association with halite, anhydrite, sulfur, calcite and dolomite.
- Gypsum (CaSO4.2H2O) is very similar to Anhydrite (CaSO4). The chemical difference is that gypsum contains two waters and anhydrite is without water.
- Gypsum is the most common sulfate mineral; it is approximately 21-23% calcium and 17-19% sulfur in its pure form
- Calcium Sulphate Dihydrate between 80-99%
Agri-Gypsum improves crop yield and quality through the following ways: