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I wonder to know what it means? "deposition of scale"
In the below sentence note it:
His experiments, although plagued by deposition of scale on the heating element, gave the first quantitative data...
scale - definition #7
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And as for 'deposition'. it's just a fancy word for 'depositing'. A plumber would just say 'scale build-up'.