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Radiocarbon dating of organic- and carbonate-carbon in Genyornis and Dromaius eggshell using stepped combustion and stepped acidification.

Bird, Michael; Turney, C S M; Fifield, L Keith; Smith, M A; Miller, Gifford Hubbs; Roberts, Richard; Magee, John


A technique for determining the radiocarbon age of both organic-carbon and carbonate-carbon in the eggshell of the large flightless birds Genyornis newtoni (now extinct) and Dromaius novaehollandiae (extant emu) is presented here. Stepped combustion (for

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Quaternary Science Reviews
DOI: 10.1016/S0277-3791(03)00151-3


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