Re: A practical question about dating.

Mark Phillips (
Wed, 17 Mar 1999 09:43:24 +1030

> I have been asked by someone who dabbles in collecting fossils to
> investigate how to date a mammoth tusk and actually get it done. I believe
> that tusks are a complex carbon compound and therefore suitable for carbon
> dating. Could anyone offer me some specific advice (off line, I assume).

And I thought you were going to ask:
"In what situations should the guy pay?"

Sorry --- I couldn't resist :-)


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