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Radiometric dating evidence evolution

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These assumptions are: (1) the radioactive element decays at a constant rate (2) the rock crystal being analyzed is not contaminated by infusion of excess end product (3) the rock crystal contained no end product when it was formed (4) leaching of the parent element out of the rock sample did not occur.

The Potassium-Argon dating method suffers from both leaching and contamination problems.

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