Etching fission tracks in zircons



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

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Etching fission tracks in zircons
Series title Science
Volume 165
Issue 3891
Year Published 1969
Language English
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Larger Work Title Science
First page 388