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Radiogenic Argon Diffusion Studies on Two Hawaiian Basalts
|Title:||Radiogenic Argon Diffusion Studies on Two Hawaiian Basalts|
|Issue Date:||15 Jan 2014|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii at Manoa|
|Abstract:||The potassium-argon dating technique is based on the fact that one of the three isotopes of potassium, K-40, naturally decays to Ca-40 by beta-emission and to Ar-40 by electron capture. Because the rate of decay is known, the time elapsed since the formation of a rock or mineral can be found by knowing the quantities of the parents and daughter it contains.|
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