Dating is very important in any aspect of human interest. Wherever we go, whatever we encounter, we are required the age or be able to answer the question; how old it is? In the vast field of archaeology, determining the age of any object is very crucial and difficult. The analysis will be absolutely wrong and far away from the reality. We will loose an important key or part of the puzzle, which can never be recovered. Analysis becomes difficult , if we do not have any confirmed data to establish the age of the artifact.
Potassium-argon (K-Ar) dating
Potassium-Argon Dating Methods: K-Ar and Ar-Ar Dating
In , Svante Arrhenius formulated the Arrhenius equation, which relates reaction rate to temperature. A broad generalization of the Arrhenius equation is to say the reaction rate for many chemical reactions doubles for every increase in 10 degrees Celsius or Kelvin. While this "rule of thumb" isn't always accurate, keeping it in mind is a good way to check whether a calculation made using the Arrhenius equation is reasonable. There are two common forms of the Arrhenius equation. Which one you use depends on whether you have an activation energy in terms of energy per mole as in chemistry or energy per molecule more common in physics. The equations are essentially the same, but the units are different. The Arrhenius equation as it's used in chemistry is often stated according to the formula:.
Potassium-Argon Dating Methods
The rubidium-strontium dating method is a radiometric dating technique used by scientists to determine the age of rocks and minerals from the quantities they contain of specific isotopes of rubidium 87 Rb and strontium 87 Sr, 86 Sr. Development of this process was aided by German chemists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann , who later went on to discover nuclear fission in December The utility of the rubidium — strontium isotope system results from the fact that 87 Rb one of two naturally occurring isotopes of rubidium decays to 87 Sr with a half-life of In addition, Rb is a highly incompatible element that, during partial melting of the mantle, prefers to join the magmatic melt rather than remain in mantle minerals. As a result, Rb is enriched in crustal rocks.
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