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An event like metamorphism could heat the crystal to the point where Pb will become mobile.Another possible scenario involves U leakage, again possibly as a result of a metamorphic event.The dating equation used for K-Ar is: Carbon Dating Radiocarbon dating is different than the other methods of dating because it cannot be used to directly date rocks, but can only be used to date organic material produced by once living organisms. At their request, physicist Dr Jim Mason, of CMI Canada, reviewed the material from the meeting and his response was published on 2 April 2015 (see Response to Geochronology: Understanding the Uncertainties, a presentation by Dr Justin Payne).For example lavas dated by K-Ar that are historic in age, usually show 1 to 2 my old ages due to trapped Ar.
By definition, D* = N-1) (2) Now we can calculate the age if we know the number of daughter atoms produced by decay, D* and the number of parent atoms now present, N.Kevin Rogers submitted a comment to that article (reproduced below, edited to focus on substantive issues), to which Dr Jim Mason replies.Radioactive Dating Methods I am Kevin Rogers and am the director of Reasonable Faith Adelaide.Zircon has a high hardness (7.5) which makes it resistant to mechanical weathering, and it is also very resistant to chemical weathering. Chemically, zircon usually contains high amounts of U and low amounts of Pb, so that large amounts of radiogenic Pb are produced.
Other minerals that also show these properties, but are less commonly used in radiometric dating are Apatite and sphene.Last year we held a number of meetings on the young/old earth issue and gave YECs numerous opportunities to speak.