A new technique has been developed whereby fission tracks can be etched in zircon with a solution of sodiuim hydroxide at 220°C. Etching time varied between 15 minutes and 5 houtrs. Colored zircon required less etching time than the colorless varieties.
|Title||Etching fission tracks in zircons|
|Authors||C. W. Naeser|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|