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geochronometric

Line breaks: geo|chrono|met¦ric
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒiːə(ʊ)ˌkrɒnəˈmɛtrɪk
 
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Definition of geochronometric in English:

adjective

Relating to geochronological measurement.
Example sentences
  • In this paper we present the petrographie, mineral, geochemical, isotopic and geochronometric data for, and interpretations of, the Cavalli Seamount high-grade schists, and micropalaeontological data from associated limestones.
  • The overall metamorphic and geochronometric characteristics of the Sudetes suggest that exhumation was dominated by rapid vertical ascent.
  • The geochronometric data obtained in this investigation elucidate distinct metamorphic and exhumation histories of two Variscan basement units separated by a mere c.50 km.

Derivatives

geochronometry

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noun
Example sentences
  • To the north, a garnet-bearing mica schist, sample SZ - 261, was collected for geochronometry.
  • To constrain the tectonometamorphic history of the northern Sudetes, two samples were collected for geochronometry from the Gory Sowie Block and two samples from the adjacent Niemcza shear zone.
  • This enormous age is arrived at by the uranium-lead method of geochronometry and is widely held to be unassailable.

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