Synonyms and Antonyms for rubidium-strontium-dating

1. rubidium-strontium dating (n.)

geological dating based on the proportions of radioactive rubidium into its decay product strontium; radioactive rubidium has a half-life of 47,000,000,000 years


2. strontium (n.)

a soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite

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3. rubidium (n.)

a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group; burns in air and reacts violently in water; occurs in carnallite and lepidolite and pollucite

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4. dating (n.)

use of chemical analysis to estimate the age of geological specimens