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From the mapped field relationships, it is a simple matter to work out a geological cross-section and the relative timing of the geologic events.

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Radiometric dating of rocks and minerals

He would say that the date represents the time when the volcanic lava solidified.

Such an interpretation fits nicely into the range of what he already believes the age to be.

Clearly, Sedimentary Rocks A were deposited and deformed before the Volcanic Dyke intruded them.

These were then eroded and Sedimentary Rocks B were deposited.

’ In fact, there is a whole range of standard explanations that geologists use to ‘interpret’ radiometric dating results.

Someone may ask, ‘Why do geologists still use radiometric dating?

It is clear that the sedimentary rock was deposited and folded before the dyke was squeezed into place.

By looking at other outcrops in the area, our geologist is able to draw a geological map which records how the rocks are related to each other in the field.

The geologist may have found some fossils in Sedimentary Rocks A and discovered that they are similar to fossils found in some other rocks in the region.

He assumes therefore that Sedimentary Rocks A are the same age as the other rocks in the region, which have already been dated by other geologists.

In the same way, by identifying fossils, he may have related Sedimentary Rocks B with some other rocks.

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