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These use radioactive minerals in rocks as geological clocks.The atoms of some chemical elements have different forms, called isotopes.Each isotope is identified with what is called a ‘mass number’.When ‘parent’ uranium-238 decays, for example, it produces subatomic particles, energy and ‘daughter’ lead-206.Absolute dating is the process of determining an age on a specified time scale in archaeology and geology.
Geologists often need to know the age of material that they find.
Tree ring dating offers over 1,000 years of clues in dates of artifacts from the American Southwest.
Radiocarbon dating provides additional clues necessary for absolute dating.
Absolute dating is a method of determining the specific date of a paleontological or archaeological artifact or location based on a specific time scale or calendar.
Scientists base absolute dating on measurable physical or chemical changes or on written records of events.