Obsidian hydration profile measurements using a nuclear reaction technique

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Abstract

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