Question: What do you mean by radiometric dating?

Radiometric dating calculates an age in years for geologic materials by measuring the presence of a short-life radioactive element, e.g., carbon-14, or a long-life radioactive element plus its decay product, e.g., potassium-14/argon-40.

What do you mean by radioactive dating?

Radioactive dating is a method of dating rocks and minerals using radioactive isotopes. This method is useful for igneous and metamorphic rocks, which cannot be dated by the stratigraphic correlation method used for sedimentary rocks. Over 300 naturally-occurring isotopes are known.

What is another word for radioactive dating?

What is another word for radiometric dating?radiocarbon datingdatingthermoluminescencecarbon-15 datingcarbon datinghalf-life datingdendrochronologyradioactive carbon datingcarbon-14 dating

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