baddeleyite


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baddeleyite

[′bad·əl·ē‚īt]
(mineralogy)
ZrO2 A colorless, yellow, brown, or black monoclinic zirconium oxide mineral found in Brazil and Ceylon; used as heat- and corrosion-resistant linings for furnaces and muffles.
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In a recently published paper in Nature, Moser's team showed that the baddeleyite crystals in NWA 5298 must have crystallized from molten rock only 200 million years ago, a fairly recent date compared to other estimates of up to four billion years for Martian shergottites.
U-Pb zircon and baddeleyite ages for the Palisades and Gettysburg sills of the northeastern United States: Implications for the age of the Triassic/Jurassic boundary.
A precise U-Pb zircon and baddeleyite date gave 615 [+ or -] 2 Ma (Kamo et al.
2002, Feasibility of chemical U-Th-total Pb baddeleyite dating by electron microprobe: Chemical Geology, v.