Etching fission tracks in zircons




A new technique has been developed whereby fission tracks can be etched in zircon with a solution of sodiuim hydroxide at 220°C. Etching time varied between 15 minutes and 5 houtrs. Colored zircon required less etching time than the colorless varieties.

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Etching fission tracks in zircons
Series title Science
DOI 10.1126/science.165.3891.388
Volume 165
Issue 3891
Year Published 1969
Language English
Publisher AAAS
Description 1 p.
First page 388
Last page 388
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