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PREFERRED TERM
fission-track dating  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • age dating (fission-track)
  • fission-track method
SCOPE NOTE
  • Laboratory technique for determining the age of rocks and other geological materials by counts of spontaneous and induced fission tracks left by the radioactive isotope uranium-238.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/fission-track%20dating
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