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Do Bones Burn?

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Bones do burn. Like wood, bones are organic matter that can be burned and the early arctic people of the Beringia area might have used bones as a main fuel source and there are also incidents of bone fires in areas like Alaska.
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3rd degree burns.
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I'm guessing your asking when do they burn to ash, like with cremation. Well the truth is they don't burn, after a body is cremated the bones are ground into dust using a bench grinder
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