17. Fission-Track Dating: Ages for Cambrian Strata and Laramide and Post-Middle Eocene Cooling Events From the Grand Canyon, Arizona

  1. Donald P. Elston,
  2. George H. Billingsley and
  3. Richard A. Young
  1. C. W. Naeser1,
  2. I. R. Duddy2,
  3. D. P. Elston3,
  4. T. A. Dumitru4 and
  5. P. F. Green4

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT115p0139

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

How to Cite

Naeser, C. W., Duddy, I. R., Elston, D. P., Dumitru, T. A. and Green, P. F. (1989) Fission-Track Dating: Ages for Cambrian Strata and Laramide and Post-Middle Eocene Cooling Events From the Grand Canyon, Arizona, in Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona (eds D. P. Elston, G. H. Billingsley and R. A. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT115p0139

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

  2. 2

    Geotrack International Pty. Ltd, Melbourne University, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Arizona

  4. 4

    Department of Geology, University Of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906423

Online ISBN: 9781118667057

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Keywords:

  • Apatite data;
  • Apatite fission-track age;
  • Fission-track dating;
  • Track annealing;
  • Zircon data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fission-Track Dating

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions