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Combustion temp of leather and vellum

Question from my archeologist father-in-law. Does anyone know the
temperature at which leather and vellum/parchment (the animal product)
begin to burn. He didn't mention spontaneously, so I assume it's when heat
is applied...

Thanks, Peter

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