Start Relative dating of rocks ppt

Relative dating of rocks ppt

Composition of minerals varies from one mineral to another.

From the mapped field relationships, it is a simple matter to work out a geological cross-section and the relative timing of the geologic events.

His geological cross-section may look something like Figure 2.

by Tas Walker A geologist works out the relative age of a rock by carefully studying where the rock is found in the field.

These were long on armchair speculation and short on substantive supporting evidence.

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