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uranium-thorium analysis  
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  • Radiometric dating technique used to determine the age of earth materials based on determining the ratio of uranium-238 to the decay product thorium-230. The ratio is compared to the known half-life of the uranium isotope.
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https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/uranium-thorium%20analysis
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