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Hydration rind dates rhyolite flows

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Abstract

Hydration of obsidian has been used to date rhyolite flows, containing obsidian or porphyritic glass, at Glass Mountain (Medicine Lake Highlands) and Mono Lake, California. The method is simple and rapid and can be used to date flows that erupted between 200 and approximately 200,000 years ago.

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Article
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Journal Article
Title:
Hydration rind dates rhyolite flows
Series title:
Science
Volume
159
Issue:
3817
Year Published:
1968
Language:
English
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Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
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Science
First page:
878
Last page:
880
Number of Pages:
3