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the crackling or breaking up of certain crystals when they are heated

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and metallurgical (analysis, reduction under load, softening, dripping and melting in the REAS test, decrepitation, etc.
Raymor holds a 100 percent interest in the LaMotte deposit on which decrepitation yields of 90-95 percent were obtained.
Decrepitation yield varies between 90-95 percent and the final step of carbonatation which has just begun should be completed by mid-March.
The Quebec Government's Mineral Research Center is carrying out the tests, and will complete the following decrepitation phase this month.