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The article confuses/merges chemical and geological processes[edit]

The first sentence defines the term generally but accurately. The article then jumps immediately into the middle of a deep discussion of geological processes.

Heating Epsom salt in your stove to remove the water is creating a decrepitated salt, as is drying "silica gel" or table salt. Googling "decrepitated salt", dried salt used to dry other materials, points here, and "here" isn't very helpful.

A paragraph describing how the chemical process is embedded in geology in the first place would be a good addition. (talk) 23:51, 9 October 2013 (UTC)