U th he dating of apatite a potential thermochronometry

This radioactive decay forms the basis of the U-Th-Pb and U-Th-He methods of geochronology, each of which have different geological significance.

The (U-Th)/He and fission-track methods yield concordant estimates for the timing of the onset of extensional faulting in the White Mountains ca. Given the partially overlapping temperature-sensitivity windows, the (U-Th)/He and fission-track thermochronometers are highly complementary and may be used together to reconstruct thermal histories over the temperature window of ∼40–110 °C.This proxy incorporates creation of crystal damage proportional to α-production from U and Th decay, and the elimination of that damage governed by the kinetics of fission-track annealing. The RDAAM predicts an effective He closure temperature of 62°C for a 28 ppm e U apatite of 60 μm radius that experienced a 10°C/Ma monotonic cooling rate; this is 8°C lower than the 70°C effective closure temperature predicted using commonly assumed Durango diffusion kinetics. acknowledges support from the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.The RDAAM is a version of the helium trapping model (He TM; Shuster D. Use of the RDAAM is most important for accurate interpretation of (U–Th)/He data for apatite suites that experienced moderate to slow monotonic cooling (1–0.1 °C/Ma), prolonged residence in the helium partial retention zone, or a duration at temperatures appropriate for radiation damage accumulation followed by reheating and partial helium loss. We thank Ray Donelick for supplying many of the apatite fission-track density measurements that are used in the model calibration.A fundamental driving force behind these applications have been technological advances in mass spectrometry and micro-analytical technology, which have led to a steady reduction of sample size while increasing sample throughput at the same time.The technological evolution of the U-Th-He method can be broadly divided into three periods. 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