Conservation of building stones
INTACH, Indian Council of Conservation Institutes & Sundeep Prakashan, Jan 1, 2001 - Building stones - 229 pages
This Book Addresses Stone Deterioration Which Poses A Serious Challenge For Professionals Involved In The Conservation Of Cultural Heritage Sites. It Discusses In Detail Many Of The Available Conservation Materials And Treatments And Provides Specific Information On The Advantages And Limitations Of Each Treatment.
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Diagnosis of Stone Deterioration
Treatment of Building Stones
abrasive acrylic algae alkaline applied architectural atmospheric pollutants bacteria barium barium hydroxide biocide Biodeterioration biological growth building stone calcareous calcite calcium capillary carbonate cause cementing chemical chlorides cleaning color composition compounds concentration Conservation of Cultural Conservation of Stone consolidant crusts Cultural Property cyanobacteria damage decay Delhi deposits Deterioration and Conservation deterioration of stone dirt dissolution dissolved dolomite effective environment evaporation feldspar formation formed gneisses hydroxide igneous rocks India layer lichens limestone liquid magma marble masonry material mechanical metamorphic rocks migration mineral constituents mineral grains moisture occur organisms oxides particles penetration phyllite polymers pores porosity poultice Pradesh presence pressure quartz Rajasthan reaction recrystallization relative humidity remove resistance result sandstone schists sculpture sedimentary rocks siliceous soluble salts solution solvents staining stone deterioration stone due stone monuments stone substrate stone surface stone surface due structure suction sulfate sulfur dioxide sulfuric acid Supergroup temperature temple thermal treatment water vapor weathering