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n. aljeces (aljez)

Translation: gypsum

Definition of aljez in English

Mineral blanco o incoloro de consistencia muy blanda, segundo tras el talco, que está compuesto de sulfato de calcio hidratado y se utiliza en construcción por su rápida solidificación al mezclarse con agua.

Synonyms of aljez in English

yesoyeso crudoyeso naturalpiedra de yeso

Definition of aljez in Spanish

Softest mineral after talc that is composed of hydrated calcium sulfate, is typically white or colourless and is mainly used in construction, given its ability to harden rapidly when mixed with water.