Gupsum finds extensive use in cement, textile, paint, pottery and building industry. The mineral calcined at around 200oC loses 75 % of its water and the product known by its trade name as ‘Plaster of Paris’ is being widely used in building industry as good finishing material. In recent time craftsman are using calcined gypsum for making various decorative items owing to use easy molding properties to any shape. It is also used in hospitals for orthopedic treatment. High quality gypsum is used for producing medical quality calcined gypsum. Gypsum is also used in fertilizer industry.