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Admin02.08.2021

Clocks in the Rocks

Dirt: a term often used to describe soil.
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Admin15.06.2021

Lunar mare

Another post-facto prediction is shown in this statement about age anomalies.
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Admin11.07.2021

Clocks in the Rocks

2017-4-3 in tuff is a radioactive atoms.
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Admin08.08.2021

What the Apollo Rock Samples Revealed About the Moon

Unlike rock-dating methods, carbon-dating tends to give the correct answer when tested on material whose age is known.
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Admin13.07.2021

Rocks Tell Us the Moon's Story

A half-life is more easy to define than some point at which almost all of the parent is gone.
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Admin18.08.2021

Radiometric Age Dating

Zircon grains are important for uranium-thorium-lead dating because they contain abundant uranium and thorium parent isotopes.
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Admin12.06.2021

The Age of the Moon

3 billion years, so this method is applicable to the oldest rocks.
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Admin25.07.2021

Radiometric Dating Does Work!

There are some mathematical methods by which scientists attempt to estimate the initial quantity of elements in a rock, so that they can compensate for elements like argon-40 that might have been present when the rock first formed.
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Admin03.09.2021

The Age of the Moon

In alpha decay, the daughter is four atomic mass units lighter than the parent.
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Admin19.07.2021

Radiometric dating

Thus the large majority of historic lava flows that have been studied either give correct ages, as expected, or have quantities of excess radiogenic 40Ar that would be insignificant in all but the youngest rocks.
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Admin10.06.2021

Lunar mare

Similarly, if we find that a radioactive parent was once abundant but has since run out, we know that it too was set longer ago than the time interval it measures.
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Admin22.08.2021

PRACTICE EXERCISES ON RADIOMETRIC DATING

We date the solar system -- the solar system.
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