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Correlation diagrams in 40 Ar/39Ar dating: is there a correct choice?

January 1, 1988

Contrary to published assertions, the 2 types of correlation diagrams used in the interpretation of 40Ar/39Ar incremental-heating data yield the same information provided the correct mathematics are used for estimating correlation coefficients and for the least squares fit. The choice is simply between 2 illustrative, graphical displays, neither of which is fundamentally superior to the other. -Authors

Publication Year 1988
Title Correlation diagrams in 40 Ar/39Ar dating: is there a correct choice?
Authors G. B. Dalrymple, M. A. Lanphere, M. S. Pringle
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Geophysical Research Letters
Index ID 70014861
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse