Basic Info

BACKGROUND and MEANING of most ESENTIAL FIRE ASSAY TERMS

 
 
  • BLANK ASSAY

  • BLICK  / BLINK / BIRGHTENING / FLASH / SCINTILLATION”

  • FEATHERS

  • FREEZING OF ASSAY

  • MATTE – SPEISS – REGULUS

  • OPENING AND DRIVING OF ASSAY

  • “SPIT” – “SPITTING” at beginning of cupellation / fire assaying

  • “SPIT” – “SPITTING” – “SPROUT” – “SPROUTING”  – “SPURTING”-  “VEGETATION” at the end of cupellation

  • “SURCHARGE” – “CHECK” – “PROOF” – “STANDARD”

  • “INQUART” – “INQUARTATION”

  • MICROCUPELLATION

  • CUPELLATION

  •  TEMPERATURE CYCLE DURING CUPELLATION

ANALYTICAL METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF GOLD ( Articles & Papers )

REFERENCE BOOKS – Free download  ►Internet Archive  ►(I.A.) ►Bewster Kahle 

TECHNICAL VOCABULARY – 7 languages – English, German, Dutch, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian

Fire Assay Technical Vocabulary