. Plaster of paris is made from
A: Lime stone
B: Slaked lime
C: Quick lime
Plaster of Paris is made from gypsum.
Its chemical formula is CaSO4.1/2H2O Calcium sulphate hemihydrate
Plaster of paris is prepared by heating gypsum at 373K.
The reaction is as follows :
Hence the correct answer is (D) gypsum.