Cation-ratio dating of Quaternary materials in the east-central Mojave Desert, California (USA).

Ronald Dorn, D. Tanner, B. D. Turrin, J. C. Dohrenwend

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Abstract

An excellent correlation is found between K+Ca:Ti ratios in rock varnishes and radiometric ages of K-Ar-dating basalt flows in the Clima volcanic field and accelerator-radiocarbon-dated varnishes from nearby sites in the east-central Mojave Desert and California.-from Authorsrock varnishes radiometric ages Cima volcanic field Mojave Desert California USA

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-81
Number of pages10
JournalPhysical Geography
Volume8
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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Cation-ratio dating of Quaternary materials in the east-central Mojave Desert, California (USA). / Dorn, Ronald; Tanner, D.; Turrin, B. D.; Dohrenwend, J. C.

In: Physical Geography, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1987, p. 72-81.

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Dorn, Ronald ; Tanner, D. ; Turrin, B. D. ; Dohrenwend, J. C. / Cation-ratio dating of Quaternary materials in the east-central Mojave Desert, California (USA). In: Physical Geography. 1987 ; Vol. 8, No. 1. pp. 72-81.
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