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see calcium hydroxidecalcium hydroxide,
Ca(OH)2, colorless crystal or white powder. It is prepared by reacting calcium oxide (lime) with water, a process called slaking, and is also known as hydrated lime or slaked lime. When heated above 580°C; it dehydrates, forming the oxide.
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Ritual specialists may have transformed human remains by disarticulating them, and then cleaned and curated them using heated limewater mixtures made from quicklime blocks that were fired at the site.
All specimens were cured in limewater for 7 d before exposure to sulfate solution.
A specialist glazier is brought in to repair the windows, and two stone masons preserve the castle walls using an authentic mixture of limewater and sand for cement.