Uranium-lead analysis

Radiometric dating technique to determine the age of earth materials from the ratio of the radioactive isotopes of uranium-235 or uranium-238 to the lead isotope decay products in the sample. The ratio is compared to the known half-life of the uranium isotopes.
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Data to accompany U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1099: Petrographic, geochemical and geochronologic data for Cenozoic volcanic rocks of the Tonopah, Divide, and Goldfield Mining Districts, Nevada

Geochemical, petrographic, and geochronologic data for samples, principally those of unmineralized Tertiary volcanic rocks, from the Tonopah, Divide, and Goldfield mining districts of west-central Nevada.

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Geochemical, modal, and geochronologic data for 1.4 Ga A-type granitoid intrusions of the conterminous United States

This report presents and makes data available to ongoing petrogenetic investigations of these rocks. It develops an accurate and current portrayal of their spatial distribution in GIS format while analyzed samples are presented via Excel workbooks.

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Geochronologic data from xenoliths near the Stillwater Complex, Montana

U-Pb isotopic data collected on zircon in xenoliths from the Sliderock Mountain and Susie Peak plutons using the sensitive high-resolution ion microprobe-reverse geometry (SHRIMP-RG) at Stanford University. Data are provided in CSV format, locations are provided in shapefile format.

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Geochronology Database for Central Colorado

Compilation of isotopic and fission track age determinations, some previously published. Data for the tephrochronology of Pleistocene volcanic ash, carbon-14, Pb-alpha, common-lead, and U-Pb determinations on uranium ore minerals are not included.

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Geologic and geophysical maps of the eastern three-fourths of the Cambria 30 x 60 degree quadrangle, central California Coast Ranges

Contains geologic, gravity anomaly, and aeromagnetic anomaly maps and the associated geologic and geophysical databases (ArcMap), as well as complete descriptions of the geologic map units and the structural relations in the mapped area.

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Geologic map of Alaska

Digital compilation and reinterpretation of published and unpublished geologic mapping of Alaska.

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Geologic map of Alaska

Digital compilation and reinterpretation of published and unpublished geologic mapping of Alaska.

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Geologic map of the Big Delta B-1 quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Geologic mapping and U-Pb age dating of the Big Delta B-1 quadrangle provides insights into the geology and gold mineralization of the headwater region of the Goodpaster River.

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Geologic map of the Big Delta B-2 quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Geologic map of the Big Delta B-2 quadrangle, including U-Pb geochronology, correlation chart, and description of map units.

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Geologic map of the Kechumstuk fault zone in the Mount Veta area, Fortymile mining district, east-central Alaska

This map depicts the fundamental geologic features for the western part of the Fortymile mining district and delineates the location of known bedrock mineral prospects and their relationship to rock types and structural features.

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In situ LA-ICPMS U–Pb dating of cassiterite without a known-age matrix-matched reference material: Examples from worldwide tin deposits spanning the Proterozoic to the Tertiary

Cassiterite , a main ore mineral in tin deposits, is suitable for U–Pb isotopic dating because of its relatively high U/Pb ratios and typically low common Pb. We report a LA-ICPMS analytical procedure for U–Pb dating of

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In situ U-Pb dating of apatite and rutile from St. Francois Mountains IOA and IOCG deposits, southeast Missouri

Age dating of apatite and rutile samples from the iron oxide-apatite-rare earth element and iron oxide-copper-gold deposits hosted by the Mesoproterozoic rocks in this area. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Isotopic ratios and element concentrations of U-Pb and Sm-Nd for scheelite petrochronology

Instrument, standard, and sample data from application of in situ laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry dating of scheelite in thin section, and sample data from isotope dilution thermal ionization mass spectrometry scheelite dating. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Mallnock, Wolfram Camp, and Andrew Curtis Scheelite and Wolframite U-Pb Isotope Data

Uranium and lead isotope ratios from (1) scheelite from ore deposits near Mallnock, Austria, (2) wolframite from the Wolfram Camp mine, Australia, and (3) scheelite from the Andrew Curtis mine near Los Angeles, California. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Mesozoic magmatism and base-metal mineralization in the Fortymile mining district, eastern Alaska--Initial results of petrographic, geochemical, and isotopic studies in the Mount Veta area

Initial results of a petrographic, geochemical, and isotopic study of Mesozoic intrusive rocks and spatially associated Zn-Pb-Ag-Cu-Au prospects in the area.

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National Geochronological Database

Radiometric ages of geological materials by K-Ar, Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, fission track, and U-Th-Pb dating methods. A revision of DDS-14 correcting locations and providing the data in more convenient formats.

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National Geochronological Database

Radiometric ages of geological materials by K-Ar, Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, fission track, and U-Th-Pb dating methods. A revision of DDS-14 correcting locations and providing the data in more convenient formats.

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Pb-Pb and U-Pb data of Proterozoic to Phanerozoic cassiterite deposits in Russia

Comparative LA-ICP-MS Pb-Pb and U-Pb dating results for cassiterite from a variety of geologic settings and ages from the Russian Karelia, Siberia, and the Russian Far East. Constraining the age of cassiterite mineralization is critical for delineating robust genetic models of tin deposits. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Preliminary Geologic Map of the Cook Inlet Region, Alaska-- Including parts of the Talkeetna, Talkeetna Mountains, Tyonek, Anchorage, Lake Clark, Kenai, Seward, Iliamna, Seldovia, Mount Katmai, and Afognak 1:250,000-scale quadrangles

Digital geologic map information with a consistent set of attributes, part of a national compilation of similar maps. Available in formats compatible with GIS.

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Provisional zircon and monazite uranium-lead geochronology for selected rocks from Vermont

Results of zircon and monazite U-Pb geochronologic analyses of 24 rock samples collected from mapped exposures identified while conducting new, detailed (1:24,000-scale) geologic or reconnaissance geologic mapping for the new state map of Vermont.

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SHRIMP U-Pb geochronologic data for zircon and titanite from Mesoproterozoic rocks of the St. Francois Mountains terrane, southeast Missouri, U.S.A.

Data for a geochronologic study of Mesoproterozoic rocks in this area. Zircon, plus one sample of titanite, from fifty samples of metaigneous rocks were dated by sensitive high resolution ion microprobe (SHRIMP). Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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Synthesis of petrographic, geochemical, and isotopic data for the Boulder batholith, southwest Montana

Geochemical and mineralogical analyses of plutonic rock samples

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Two-event lode-ore deposition at Butte, USA: 40Ar/39Ar and U-Pb documentation of Ag-Au-polymetallic lodes overprinted by younger stockwork Cu-Mo ores and penecontemporaneous Cu lodes

<p id="sp0015">The ore-genesis model for world-class deposits of the Butte mining district, Montana, USA, is deep pre-Main Stage porphyry Cu-Mo and overlying Main Stage Ag-Zn-Cu zoned-lode deposits, both of which formed from hydrothermal fluids driven by

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U-Pb age determinations of uraninite by electron microprobe analyses of ore samples from two solution-collapse breccia pipe uranium deposits, Grand Canyon region, northwest Arizona, USA

Electron microprobe spot analyses of U, Th, and Pb concentrations in uraninite (U oxide) particles, and corresponding calculated age determinations, measured in samples of ore from two uranium-copper breccia pipe ore bodies in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar Geochronologic Data for Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Alaska

Isotopic data and ages for selected igneous bedrock samples collected in 2001 through 2003 from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb data for inherited cassiterite in "Tin Granites", an example from the Yazov Granite, Eastern Siberia

Comparative LA-ICPMS U−Pb dating results for zircon and cassiterite in these deposits to help understand how critical elements, like tin, are enriched in rare-metal granites. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb data for: In situ LA-ICPMS U-Pb dating of cassiterite without a known-age matrix-matched reference material: Examples from worldwide tin deposits spanning the Proterozoic to Tertiary

Data supporting a LA-ICPMS analytical procedure for dating cassiterite, a main ore mineral in tin deposits, with no need for an independently dated matrix-matched cassiterite standard. Data are provided in Microsoft Excel and CSV formats.

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U-Pb data for: Monazite and cassiterite U-Pb dating of the Abu Dabbab rare-metal granite, Egypt: Late Cryogenian metalliferous granite magmatism in the Arabian-Nubian Shield

Results of direct age dating on Cassiterite samples of alluvial ore concentrate from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb data for Origin of Tin Mineralization in the Sullivan Pb-Zn-Ag Deposit, British Columbia: Constraints from Textures, Geochemistry, and LA-ICP-MS U-Pb Geochronology of Cassiterite

Uranium and Thorium concentration and isotopic ratios of Uranium, Thorium, and lead in 469 cassiterite (SnO2) samples collected in the underground Sullivan Mine near Kimberley, British Columbia. These measurements improve the estimates of the timing of cassiterite ore mineralization in a classic sedimentary exhalite mineral deposit.

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U-Pb data for the Coles Hill uranium deposit, Virginia

Radiometric age measurements on mineral components within this large but undeveloped mineral deposit, to help understand its geologic history. Data are provided in CSV format. Locations are provided in shapefile format.

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U-Pb data for: U-Pb geochronology of tin deposits associated with the Cornubian Batholith of southwest England: Direct dating of cassiterite by in situ LA-ICPMS

Geochronologic data to demonstrate a practical application of the LA-ICPMS analytical procedure for U–Pb dating of cassiterite without reliance on an independently dated matrix-matched cassiterite reference material. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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U-Pb detrital zircon data for: lower Paleozoic sedimentary rocks near Silverton, CO USA

Laser ablation ICPMS U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology data to supports mapping and stratigraphic interpretations of this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb detrital zircon data for: Select Pennsylvanian-Triassic sedimentary rocks from Colorado

Geochronological data to understand the history of these rock formations. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology of cores and cuttings from selected wells in Arctic Alaska

U-Pb ages of zircon from borehole samples to determine a maximum depositional age of the geologic units and provenance of the zircon in the samples. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb geochronology and tectonic implications of a Silurian ash in the Farewell Terrane, Alaska

The Farewell terrane is an exotic continental fragment in interior Alaska that during the early Paleozoic was the site of a passive margin. We report a <sup>238</sup>U/<sup>206</sup>Pb zircon age of 432.9±3.0 Ma from a Farewell terrane ash in Mt. McKinle

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U-Pb geochronology of tin deposits associated with the Cornubian Batholith of southwest England: Direct dating of cassiterite by in situ LA-ICPMS

The Cornwall and Devon vein- and greisen-type copper and tin deposits of southwest England are spatially and genetically related to shallow-seated granitic intrusions. These late Variscan intrusions, collectively known as the Cor

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Detrital Zircon and Volcanic Zircon Grains from the Torok and Nanushuk Formations, Arctic Alaska, 2021

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages of zircon grains from 27 sedimentary samples and one volcanic ash sample from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Detrital Zircon Grains and Graptolite Fossil Data from Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Livengood area, and Seward Peninsula, Alaska - 2018

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages of detrital zircon grains and fossil identifications and age assignments from a select sedimentary rocks in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Detrital Zircon Grains, Whole Rock Major and Trace-element Geochemistry, and Whole Rock Isotopic Data from Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Medfra area, and Livengood area, Alaska

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages, whole rock major and trace-element geochemistry, and whole rock Sr, Nd, and Pb isotopic data to understand history and process of formation of these rocks. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Titanite and Detrital Zircon from Selected Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Alaska

U-Pb isotopic data and associated ages of titanite from one sample and detrital zircon grains from 33 sedimentary and metasedimentary rocks collected from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Zircon and Titanite from Rocks from the Western Alaska Range, Northern Aleutian Range, Taylor Mountains, and Tikchik Mountains Regions, Alaska

U-Pb isotopic data and ages of zircon and titanite from igneous and metamorphic rocks collected from this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Zircon and Titanite from Rocks from the Yukon-Tanana Upland, Alaska

Uranium-lead isotopic data and crystallization ages of zircon and titanite from igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks collected from this area for geochronologic analysis. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb Isotopic Data and Ages of Zircon from the Manzano Mountains, New Mexico

Uranium-lead isotopic data and the crystallization age of zircon from a metamorphic rock from this area for geochronologic analysis. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb SHRIMP and 40Ar/39Ar geochronologic data and backscatter electron (BSE) and panchromatic cathodoluminescent (CL) imagery of sample materials for study of dikes, country rock, and alteration systems, Butte, U.S.A.

Geochronological data using several different techniques, for a multidisciplinary study of dikes, country rock, and alteration systems in which mineral deposits may form. Data are provided in Esri file geodatabase, shapefile, Microsoft Excel, and CSV formats.

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U-Pb zircon age data for selected sedimentary, metasedimentary, and igneous rocks from northern and central Alaska

Contains results of age dating studies interpreted in other reports. Samples in each study shown as separate sheets within Excel files. Analyses of each zircon are listed separately on a sheet according to filtering scheme and type of instrument used.

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U-Pb zircon data for: Cretaceous plutonic rocks of western Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Geochronologic analyses to determine the ages of the plutonic rocks in the Glacier Bay area. Five samples were dated by laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry U-Pb methods. These analyses contribute to understanding the geologic history of this area. Sample locations and characteristics, along with measured isotopic ratios and calculated ages are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb zircon data for igneous units related to mineralization in the eastern Yukon-Tanana upland, eastern Alaska

Radiometric ages determined from analysis of zircon crystals in this area where mineral deposits are found. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb zircon data for: The Poncha Pass and Deadman Creek areas, northern Sangre de Cristo mountains of south-central Colorado

Raw analytical data, metadata and sample information for 20 zircon U-Pb age analyses from laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb zircon data for: Upper Triassic and Jurassic sedimentary rocks from Sonora, MX

Radiometric age and supporting measurements for these rocks to understand their geologic history. Data are provided in CSV format.

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U-Pb zircon geochronology data from Eocene igneous rocks in the Stibnite-Yellow Pine mining district and vicinity, Idaho

Geochronology data to determine the ages of Challis igneous rocks in this area to help understand the stratigraphy and lithologic characteristics of these igneous rocks. Data are provided in CSV format..

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Uranium-lead zircon ages and Sr, Nd, and Pb isotope geochemistry of selected plutonic rocks from western Idaho

U-Pb geochronology and isotopic studies of select plutons across the Salmon River suture in western Idaho.

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Zircon U-Pb age and trace element data for Cenozoic igneous rocks in the Tonopah area, Nevada

U-Pb ages and concentrations of selected trace elements were analyzed in zircon crystals from nine samples of Cenozoic igneous rocks collected in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Zircon U-Pb data for volcanic ash beds in the Barstow Formation, California probe data 2022

Geochronological analysis of zircons from these ash beds. Data are provided in CSV format.

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