Short Assaying Crucible

Archive Materialcirca 1960

Hutchings Museum Institute

Hutchings Museum Institute
Lehi, United States

These ceramic flasks were used for assaying. Material would be put in it and melted in a hot oven. The material would melt and the ceramic flask would stay in-tact. This is from the Merker Mine where Ren Willie's father worked. He used them while he was studying at the University of Utah.


  • Title: Short Assaying Crucible
  • Creator: Archive Material
  • Date Created: circa 1960
  • Type: Artifact
  • Rights: Hutchings Museum

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