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PII S0016-7037(99)00422-6 U-Th dating of deep-sea corals
 

Summary: PII S0016-7037(99)00422-6
U-Th dating of deep-sea corals
HAI CHENG,1
JESS ADKINS,2,
* R. LAWRENCE EDWARDS,1
and EDWARD A. BOYLE
3
1
Minnesota Isotope Laboratory, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA
2
Geochemistry 62, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Rt. 9W, Palisades, NY 10964 USA
3
Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307 USA
(Received February 24, 1999; accepted in revised form November 16, 1999)
Abstract--230
Th, 232
Th, 234
U and 238
U compositions of several deep-sea solitary corals, mainly the species
Desmophyllum cristagalli, were determined by thermal ionization mass spectrometry (TIMS). It is possible to

  

Source: Adkins, Jess F. - Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology; Geosciences