scorifier

Related to scorifier: scoria, scorification, scarify

sco·ri·fy

 (skôr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. sco·ri·fied, sco·ri·fy·ing, sco·ri·fies
To separate (an ore) into scoria and a precious metal.

sco′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
sco′ri·fi′er n.
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retorts, crucibles, alembics, and scorifiers, of lenses ground and
Unctuous and dense clays are used to make crucibles and scorifiers which are not affected by fire and are used in refining ores and metals.