radiogenic


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radiogenic

[¦rād·ē·ō¦jen·ik]
(nuclear physics)
Pertaining to a material produced by radioactive decay, as the production of lead from uranium decay.
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There are two possible explanations for this observation: (1) the Shengli River oil shale was diagenetically altered in association with radiogenic Sr addition after their precipitation, or (2) the precipitation fluid had high [sup.
These actions will have limited exposure to radioiodine by inhalation and by ingestion," making radiogenic thyroid cancer extremely unlikely.
The radiogenic isotopes accumulate in the water and provide an estimate of how long the water has been buried.
The longer a fluid sits in the Earth over time, the more it interacts with the rock and creates radiogenic isotopes of the noble gases.
Two samples, DM-91-03 (Glen Tosh formation) and DM-91-11 (Kellys Mountain Gneiss) depart markedly from the rest of the samples in having distinctly less radiogenic Nd isotope composition ([[epsilon].
Although most types of leukemia are known to be radiogenic (Little et al.
Sedimentary recycling and environmental change in the late Proterozoic: evidence from stable and radiogenic isotopes.
Additionally, the ratio of pathfinder isotopes Pb208/Pb206 and Pb207/Pb206 indicate a radiogenic source of Pb in the system, consistent with a buried uranium parent source.
Yeats's Radiogenic Poetry: Oral Traditions and Auditory Publics', in Eire Ireland, 46:3-4, pp.
18]O, deuterium, methane, major ion geochemistry and radiogenic isotopes (e.
The Earth has cooled since its formation, yet the decay of radiogenic isotopes .
Apart from lunar and Martian meteorites derived from an unknown location, lunar surface samples are thus far the only non-terrestrial rocks that have been age-measured by methods of radiogenic isotope decay (Dalrymple and Ryder 1991; Albarede 2009).