heap roasting

noun

variants or heap roast
: a process in which high-sulfur ore piled in the open is roasted without fuel other than for ignition, the heat being furnished by the combustion of the sulfur in the ore

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“Heap roasting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heap%20roasting. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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