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Xenon in Zircons: Unravelling Their History

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A short time ago I wrote about some of our work analysing the xenon in zircons from the Jack Hills region of Australia, the oldest known material on Earth. If you think trying to unravel xenon contributions from 2 sources … Continue reading

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The oldest thing on Earth

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Jack Hills, Western Australia – a hot, dry and barren place where very little lives. But it is here that the oldest known materials on Earth have survived from shortly after the formation of the Earth until the present day. … Continue reading

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