sco·ri·fi·ca·tion | \ ˌskōrəfə̇ˈkāshən, ˌskȯr- \
Definition of scorification
: the act, process, or result of scorifying specifically : a process in assaying that involves the use of a scorifier and consists either of an oxidizing fusion of the ore or other product with lead and borax to produce a slag and leave the gold and silver in a lead button or of such a fusion of the lead button obtained either as above or by fusion in a crucible to reduce its size or purify it for cupellation
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