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Obsidian hydration profile measurements using a nuclear reaction technique

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DOI: 10.1038/250044a0

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AMBIENT water diffuses into the exposed surfaces of obsidian, forming a hydration layer which increases in thickness with time to a maximum depth of 20-40 ??m (ref. 1), this layer being the basic foundation of obsidian dating2,3. ?? 1974 Nature Publishing Group.

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Article
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Journal Article
Title:
Obsidian hydration profile measurements using a nuclear reaction technique
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Nature
DOI:
10.1038/250044a0
Volume
250
Issue:
5461
Year Published:
1974
Language:
English
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First page:
44
Last page:
47