Chia, Stephen, Ming Soon and Sam, Teng Wah (1994) Chapter 7 : The Removal, Reconstruction And Conservation Of The Gua Gunung Runtuh Skeleton: A Practical Guide. In: The Excavation Of Gua Gunung Runtuh And The Discovery Of The Perak Man In Malaysia. Department of Museums And Antiquity Malaysia, pp. 97-112.
Bone consists of collagen, a proteinous (organic) substance, and a mineral, principally a form of calcium phosphate, called apatite, together with water. The bones in a body have different functions and this difference is reflected in the degree of mineralisation.
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