Question: What is the most used radiometric dating?

Potassium-Argon (K-Ar) dating is the most widely applied technique of radiometric dating. Potassium is a component in many common minerals and can be used to determine the ages of igneous and metamorphic rocks.

What is the most common isotope used in radiometric dating?

IsotopesEffective Dating Range (years)Uranium-235Lead-20710 million to origin of EarthRubidium-87Strontium-8710 million to origin of EarthPotassium-40Argon-40100,000 to origin of EarthCarbon-14Nitrogen-140-100,0003 more rows

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