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Author Topic:   Dating Question For Members
Dr Jack
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Message 51 of 77 (610370)
03-29-2011 11:29 AM
Reply to: Message 46 by Buzsaw
03-29-2011 9:23 AM

Re: Related Dating Questions
Buzsaw writes:

OK, Dr Adequate, I've been thinking this through and doing some reading. So it appears that as per my OP question, what is being dated in order to determine the time the organism was deposited is the intrusive igneous rock which is above the fossil.

This is incorrect, they are being dated by extrusive igneous rock. Intrusive rocks would be useless for this purpose.

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