Recently published: Elements – One Hundred Years of Geochronology


This is more of a notification than a post.  The February issue of Elements magazine has a great collection of papers on One Hundred Years of Geochronology.  While geochronology is not a field of economic geology, it is a tool that economic geologists use to understand the age of ore hosting rocks, the duration of mineralizing events, and in some cases the direct age of mineralization.  The issue of Elements has the following papers of interest:

The issue provides a great overview for those interested in the current state of knowledge in geochronology.  Readers may also want to check out the Earthtime site; this issue of Elements is an outcome of the Earthtime initiative.

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