Depending on which text editor you're pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Before subsequent combustion, the sample was degasified under vacuum. There is even a U. A Relative dating, by determining the age of the sedimentary rocks in which a fossil is burried. Mining Engineering. However I believe that the fossils Kamile is talking about are much older, possibly miocene, and most likely silicified, meaning there is no carbon content. Return to text.
How do we determine the historic age of fossil wood found anywhere?
Sedimentary, My Dear Johnson: The averaged radiocarbon analysis reported by the laboratory, after the laboratory "background correction" of 0. Gerrienne These kinds of fossils offer clear evidence against a uniformitarian view of the earth's fossiliferous strata. This does not imply that this radiocarbon is a reliable measure of the wood's true age.