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Thermal Preparation Effects on the X-Ray Diffractograms of Compounds Produced During Flue Gas Desulfurization

  • David L. Wertz (a1), Kathleen H. Burns (a1) (a2), Robert W. Keeton (a1) (a3), Eldon Dilie (a4), S. Angelovich and S. Hassette (a5)...


The diffractograms of syn-gypsum and of fine gas desulfurization products indicate that CaSO4.2H2O is converted to other phase(s) when heated to 100°C. Syn-hannebachite (CaSO30.5H2O) is unaffected by similar thermal treatment.



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