Please remember that all dating methods, even those termed "absolute," are subject to margins of error. That is a very small amount of possible error range. Modern studies almost always use two or more methods to confirm dating work and to build confidence in the results obtained.
The radioluminescence (RL) phenomenon is based on the emission of fluorescent light at a wavelength range of 865 nm occurring when potassium (K-) feldspar grains are exposed to a radioactive source (e.g., Trautmann et al.
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Examples are presented of age determination of various waterlaid quaternary sands.
The results of a basic study of feldspar radioluminescence also shed light on effects not sufficiently understood in conventional dating by luminescence techniques, especially in infrared optically stimulated luminescence dating of feldspar.
Natural minerals, such as widespread quartz and feldspars, have physical properties which enable them to be used as radiation dosimeters.
The underlying luminescence phenomena have made it possible in recent decades to determine the age of a variety of materials important for quaternary geochronometry and archaeochronometry.
We present a new luminescence dating method based on radioluminescence measurements of potassium feldspar.
For the first time we have been able to investigate the light-emitting transition of electrons from the conduction band to an optically sensitive electron trap.
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He concluded, after studying rocks at many outcrops, that each layer represented a specific interval of geologic time.