Definition of Scorifier

1. n. One who, or that which, scorifies; specifically, a small flat bowl-shaped cup used in the first heating in assaying, to remove the earth and gangue, and to concentrate the gold and silver in a lead button.



Definition of Scorifier

1. Noun. a refractory crucible used in the assay of metals ¹

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Definition of Scorifier

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Medical Definition of Scorifier

1. One who, or that which, scorifies; specifically, a small flat bowl-shaped cup used in the first heating in assaying, to remove the earth and gangue, and to concentrate the gold and silver in a lead button. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Scorifier

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1. A Manual of Practical Assaying by John Mitchell, William Crookes (1888)
"This class of assay will, however, be particularly noticed under the head Assay of the Alloys of Silver. Assay in scorifier.—Weigh out 300 grains of ..."

2. Modern Assaying: A Concise Treatise Describing Latest Methods and Appliances by J. Reginald Smith (1910)
"Sprinkle over the lead about 0.3 gram of borax FIG. 29—scorifier. ... The size of the scorifier selected depends on whether 1 /10 or 2 /10 of an assay ton ..."

3. A Manual of Practical Assaying by John Mitchell (1868)
"ance as oxide into the cupel. This class of assay will, however, be particularly noticed under the head Assay of the Alloys of Silver. Assay in scorifier. ..."

4. A Manual of Practical Assaying by John Mitchell (1868)
"ance as oxide into the cupel. This class of assay will, however, be particularly noticed under the head Assay of the Alloys of Silver. Assay in scorifier. ..."

5. The Metallurgy of Silver: A Practical Treatise on the Amalgamation, Roasting by Manuel Eissler (1898)
"The scorifier is rendered less permeable to the litharge by being rubbed inside ... that no more than 50 grains of ore can be operated on in one scorifier, ..."

6. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"Silica added to the charge for a basic ore will save the scorifier. The scorifier charges for various ores, recommended by Furman, are given in Table I. The ..."

7. A Manual of Practical Assaying by John Mitchell (1868)
"Weigh out 300 grains of granulated lead, place them in a scorifier, then add 50 grains of pulverised fused borax, and 50 grains of the ore to be assayed, ..."

8. California Mines and Minerals by California Miners' Association (1899)
"On a New Form of scorifier and the Results Obtainable by its Use. ... The improvement lies solely in a change in the form of the interior of the scorifier, ..."

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