Fission track dating of apatites from Coronation Island
Creators:Palmieri, Michael Herman
Advisor:Foland, Kenneth Austin, 1945-
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Publisher:The Ohio State University
Series/Report no.:The Ohio State University. Department of Geology and Mineralogy Senior Theses; 1981
Fission track ages were obtained from two apatite samples from Coronation Island near the Antarctic Peninsula. These ages, 177 and 188m.y. (λ_F=6.85x10^-17yr^-1), represent the last time the rocks cooled below approximately 100°C and probably reflect regional uplift and cooling.