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deprecated concept > radiocarbon dating

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radiocarbon dating  

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  • [Henderson's] the use of the differ­ential uptake of the rare radioactive isotope of carbon, 14C and the much more abund­ant isotope 12C, during carbon fixation by plants to date the remains of organic material in archaeology. The radiocarbon method can be used to date material be­tween 3000 and 40,000 years old.

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  • radiocarbon date
  • radiocarbon dated
  • radiocarbon dates
  • radiocarbon datings


  • 0000-0003-2195-3997


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