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The prospect of high-precision Pb isotopic dating of meteorites

Amelin, Yuri

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The radiogenic 207Pb/206Pb ratio is the only extant nuclide chronometer with sufficient time resolution for studies of the solar nebula accretion and early asteroidal differentiation and metamorphism. Pb isotopic dates can be used to link the dates obtained from extinct nuclide chronometers to the absolute time scale. The factors that control precision and accuracy of Pb isotopic dates of meteorites: instrumental mass fractionation in isotopic analysis, mass spectrometer sensitivity, removal of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36818
Source: Meteoritics and Planetary Science

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