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As plots of K-Ar ages vs. percentage of the detrital component of mineral mixtures containing a detrital and a diagenetic illite (or illite-smectite) have different curved shapes, the linear extrapolation method of extracting the end-member ages is not justified. The curvature depends on the difference in K2O contents; thus it can be minimized if the percentage of detrital illite is normalized to the sum of detrital illite plus illitic fraction of diagenetic illite-smectite.
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Keywords: END-MEMBER AGES; K-AR AGES; SHALE

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2000-06-01

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