Question: What are 3 methods of absolute dating?

Absolute dating techniques include radiocarbon dating of wood or bones, potassium-argon dating, and trapped-charge dating methods such as thermoluminescence dating of glazed ceramics.

What are some methods of absolute dating?

Radiometric datingDating methodMaterial datedAge range datedLuminescenceTephra, loess, lake sedimentsUp to 100,000 years agoFission trackTephra10,000 to 400 million years agoPotassium-40 to argon-40Volcanic rocks20,000 to 4.5 billion years agoUranium-238 to lead-206Volcanic rocks1 million to 4.5 billion years ago1 more row•May 20, 2011

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