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David Plaisted wrote:If it makes that claim, it tells a lie. See for example
> The reason that this is relevant is that it states that in nearly
> every case, recent lava flows give very old radiometric ages.
Dalrymple (1969), a comprehensive survey of the argon content
of "historic" (observed in modern times) lava flows. Of
samples from 26 different sources, 25 of them gave results
less than 250,000 years (which is essentially zero to
within measurement accuracy, because it represents an error
of less than 0.0002 half-lives).
The 26th was the oft-misused-by-creationists Hualalei flow,
Dalrymple, G.B., 1969. "40Ar/36Ar Analyses of Historic Lava
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