A halflife usually describes the decay of discrete entities such as radioactive atoms in that case it does not work to use the definition that states halflife is.
A further example from a lava flow off the coast of hawaii shows similar discrepancies if dated with the carbon14 method the flow appears to be less than 17000 years old but dating with the potassium argon method gives dates of 160000 to 43 million years.
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How radiometric dating works in general radioactive elements decay gradually into other elements the original element is called the parent and the result of.
Dr hovind g1 the assumption that the geologic column is a base from which to calibrate the c14 dates is not wise g1with a halflife of only 5730 years carbon14 dating has nothing to do with dating the geological ages whether by sloppiness or gross ignorance dr hovind is confusing the carbon14 clock with other radiometric clocks.
Isochron dating by chris stassen the article is well illustrated and well written there is an introduction to the generic problem of radiometric dating but this article concentrates on one well established method called the isochron method.
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