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ERIC Number: EJ237390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
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Radiometric Dating in Geology.
Pankhurst, R. J.
Physics Education, v15 n6 p340-43 Nov 1980
Described are several aspects and methods of quantitatively measuring geologic time using a constant-rate natural process of radioactive decay. Topics include half lives and decay constants, radiogenic growth, potassium-argon dating, rubidium-strontium dating, and the role of geochronology in support of geological exploration. (DS)
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Language: English
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