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Gypsum

Gypsum :


Gypsum raw materials are located mainly in the area of ​​Zarqa, Wadi Mujib and Wadi Hasa, where the company owns several mines in those areas where work on the mining and extraction of material, consequently, gypsum mining company locations:-

Al-Subeihi Mine:

This mine is located in Al-Sbeihi area/Salt and is a 45 km distance from the city of Amman.

 Present in this mine is gypsum type (2, 4) which is used in the manufacture of cement and gypsum.

Wadi Al-Mujib Mine:

 The mine is located in Wadi Al-Mujib area-Dhiban which is 75 km to the south of Amman.

 Raw gypsum is present in this area in its natural form. This material is utilized by various industries which take into account the degree of its purity, whiteness and chemical composition. It is available in four types (1,2,3,4).

Ajhara Mine:

This mine is located in Al-Tafileh Governorate and is a distance of 180 km to the south of Amman and 60km from the desert road.

 Present in this mine is gypsum type (2, 4) which is used in the manufacture of black cement and gypsum.

‘Eima Mines (2):

These two mines are located in the Tafileh Governorate and are 220 km to the south of Amman and are 80 km away from the desert road.

 Present in these mines is gypsum type (2, 4) which is used in the manufacture of cement and gypsum.


Chemical specifications : 

Elements

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

Class 4

So3 

44 + 1

42.5 + 0.5

41

39

CaO

32 + 1

34

31

31 + 1

L.O.I

19

20

20

20

Purity

94 + 1

92 + 1

88

82 + 1

Whiteness

94 + 1

91

82

83

Al2O3 

0.15

0.7

0.5

1

Fe2O3 

1.3 + 0.2

0.2

0.3

0.8

SiO2 

0.12 + 0.3

1.1

3.8

1.7